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bug#32867: -k Option Not Recognized

From: Mark Adler
Subject: bug#32867: -k Option Not Recognized
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 11:55:51 -0700

-k (—keep) was added in version 1.6.

You can pipe the output to keep the original. E.g.

    gzip -c something.txt > something.txt.gz

or similarly decompressing:

    gzip -dc something.txt.gz > something.txt

> On Sep 28, 2018, at 11:46 AM, Contee, Keisha R (CTR) <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello Support,
> The command gzip -k filename is not recognized on my RHEL 7 virtual machine. 
> I am using gzip version 1.5.
> I am able to use gzip filename with success. In addition, -k is not listed as 
> an option in -help, but it is listed in your documentation as a way to keep 
> the original file. Is there a way to zip a file but still keep the original 
> file?
> Your help is appreciated!
> Thank you.
> Keisha Contee
> Knight Point Systems, BI Engineer
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