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Re: [Bug-tar] Solution to updating compressed archives: Pre-compress fil
Re: [Bug-tar] Solution to updating compressed archives: Pre-compress files
Mon, 31 Oct 2011 10:33:43 +0100
nail 11.22 3/20/05
Tim Kientzle <address@hidden> wrote:
> Actually, if all you really want is the ability to append to an existing
> compressed archive, just do it.
> 1) gunzip already handles concatenated compressed files. If you append two
> gzipped files, the output from gunzip will be the concatenation of the
> uncompressed files.
> 2) GNU tar already has the hack you need to read such files:
And there is the problem: such an archive would violate the standard.
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