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NAME

znew – recompress .Z files to .gz files
 

SYNOPSIS

znew

[ -ftv9PK] [ name.Z ... ]
 

DESCRIPTION

Znew

recompresses files from .Z (compress) format to .gz (gzip) format.
If you want to recompress a file already in gzip format, rename the file
to force a .Z extension then apply znew.
 

OPTIONS


-f


Force recompression from .Z to .gz format even if a .gz file already exists.
-t


Tests the new files before deleting originals.
-v


Verbose. Display the name and percentage reduction for each file compressed.
-9


Use the slowest compression method (optimal compression).
-P


Use pipes for the conversion to reduce disk space usage.
-K


Keep a .Z file when it is smaller than the .gz file

 

SEE ALSO

gzip(1), zmore(1), zdiff(1), zgrep(1), zforce(1), gzexe(1), compress(1)
 

BUGS

Znew

does not maintain the time stamp with the -P option if
cpmod(1)

is not available and
touch(1)

does not support the -r option.



 

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NAME

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

OPTIONS

SEE ALSO

BUGS



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