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Old 11-27-2007
Reg: Gzip

Hi ,

I want gzip a folder te55 which has got 3 files test1.test2,test3

the name of the gzipped folder should be te55.gz with the 3 files as test1,test2,test3 itself...

Is it possible...

thanks in advance
# 2  
Old 11-27-2007
gzip only compresses, it does not package up groups of files.

For that I recommend "tar".

For gzipped tar file the normal extension is either ".tar.gz" or ".tgz".

So use "tar" to package up the directory into one file, the gzip that tar file.

tar cf te55.tar te55 
gzip te55.tar

# 3  
Old 11-27-2007
can i open this tar gzip file using winzip in MS windows...

# 4  
Old 11-27-2007
Originally Posted by sam99
can i open this tar gzip file using winzip in MS windows...

( as long as you transfer the file as "binary" )
# 5  
Old 01-30-2008
Hey awesome .. The thread really helped me.. Thanks a lot
# 6  
Old 01-30-2008
U can use winrar to uncompress all types of UNIX files...( .tar ,.gz. .z, .Z, .bz2)
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