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Re: gzip means tar.gz?

From: David Wood <david.wood@ephox.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2017 15:53:06 +0000
Message-ID: <CABdBTrZ00-m7+8Ka4VaLbASpWKnzPOrn7mcYVMFwqO8RWu9e0g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: W3C Publishing Working Group <public-publ-wg@w3.org>, toshiaki koike <koike@voyager.co.jp>
Hi all,

On Tue, 7 Nov 2017 at 07:50, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org> wrote:

>
> > On 6 Nov 2017, at 18:13, toshiaki koike <koike@voyager.co.jp> wrote:
> >
> > Hi, all.
> >
> > I'd like to confirm with one of today's topics.
> >
> > > ZIP vs. gzip
> >
> > Does "gzip" means "tar.gz" ( tar + gzip)?
>
> Strictly speaking, no. Gzip is a compression program, and tar is
> separated. But yes, I the context of the conversation during the
> discussion, tar.gz was really meant..



Gzip is often used for transmission compression of individual files. Tar
would only be needed if you also wanted to create a package format.

>
>
> Ivan
>
>
> >
> > I recognize just a gzip cannot compress sub-directories recursive.
> >
> > Then use tar + gzip ($ tar -zcvf compressFileName.tar.gz
> folderToCompress).
> >
> >
> >
> https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/93139/can-i-zip-an-entire-folder-using-gzip
> >
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> > koike@voyager.co.jp
> > Toshiaki Koike  Voyager Japan, Inc.
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> >
> >
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Regards,
Dave
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