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Old 04-02-2003, 06:48 AM   #1
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Compressing files

I have this file: lnx_920_disk1.cpio
I want to make it into: lnx_920_disk1.cpio.gz

What is the command to do this? Obviously including the switches.
Old 04-02-2003, 07:21 AM   #2
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Okay I figured it out, gzip is for compressing files and gunzip is for decompressing them. I was trying to use gunzip to compress the file.


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