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Re: gzip question


From: Keith Thompson
Subject: Re: gzip question
Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2005 08:25:30 GMT
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Ali <address@hidden> writes:
> The windows FAT32 file system limits the file size to 4Gig.
> Are there means to use gzip with a limit on the resulting .zip file size ?
>
> i.e. instead of creating a file of, say 10 Gig, gzip would
> automatically create 3 files (4Gig, 4 Gig, 2 Gig)

On Unix or Cygwin I'd pipe the output of gzip through the "split"
command.  I don't know whether you can do that in your environment.

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