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Re: Gzip problems

Larry said on Fri, Jun 20, 2003 at 06:35:36AM -0700:
> --- Mark Ferlatte <ferlatte@cryptio.net> wrote:
> >  
> > What is the exact commandline that you used to gzip
> > your files?
> In a directory I wanted to move, I typed gzip *
> I didn't do the recursive command (didn't know about
> it), but moved to each directory in the tree and did
> another gzip *

Huh.  I tried this, and couldn't reproduce your problem either.

I forget: was there a reason you didn't want to use tar?  That's usually what I do:

tar -czf mydirectory.tar.gz mydirectory

will create the tar.gz, and 

tar -xzf mydirectory.tar.gz

will create mydirectory again.


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