||Gothic 3 - PAK Generator
This little tool was developed to create a PAK or patch volume
for Piranha Bytes' role playing game Gothic 3.
Note that this tool is based on my analysis with a hex-editor.
(lot of guesswork, G3Pak includes a file format specification)
G3PakDir <options> "C:\Foo\Bar" ["C:\Foo\Bar.pak"]
--no-compression don't compress any files entries
--no-comments don't write comments (source path)
--no-deletion no special handling for *.deleted
-- end of options
If dest isn't specified, '.pak' will be added to the path.
Important changes in Version 0.0.0.9
- the reserved field in the generated volumes always contains 'G3PD' now.
Other PAK viewers/editors might not handle this correctly (open fails).
For details look at the file format specification in the G3Pak package.
Important changes in Version 0.0.0.10
- "<name.ext>.deleted" will be added as 0-byte file named "<name.ext>"
with the 'file is marked as deleted' flag set. This aids in creating
patch volumes that have to 'delete' files in an existing PAK volume.
A file with the name "<name.ext>" will NOT be added to the volume if
a file with the name "<name.ext>.deleted" exists in the same folder.
The whole feature/hack can be disabled with the --no-deletion param.
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