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Re: gzip question

On Tue, Oct 07, 2003 at 01:16:06PM -0700, Curtis Vaughan wrote:
> Actually this doesn't have to be just in regards to gzip, but any file 
> compression application.
> Is there a way to force the application to provide a specific directory 
> structure for the files you wish to compress.
> For example: let's say I have serveral files in my home directory.  I 
> want to zip them so that when someone unzips them, the directory 
> structure will be for a windows system something like: c:\Program 
> Files\special directory\

Create the directory structure you want, then tar up the directory, then
gzip the tar file. Winzip can extract files from tars and preserve
directory structure.

Dave Carrigan
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