'zip -P' option availability (Doc ID 1519275.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 14, 2013

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 10/09 U8 to 10 8/11 U10 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The follow error occurs while executing "zip -P",

zip error: Invalid command arguments (encryption not supported)

System is a Sun Fire E25k.
Kernel version: SunOS 5.10 Generic_147440-09, S10 U8.

# zip -P
On systems running s10u8, s10u9, execute zip -P and received the following error:
zip error: Invalid command arguments (option 'P' (encrypt entries, option value is password) requires a value)

Cause

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