gzipping multiple files w/o tarring
koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Fri Oct 10 22:31:06 UTC 2008
On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 09:42:41PM +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>> "gzip *" will do what you want.
>> When it encounters something that's already gzip'd, it will skip it,
>> but will emit a warning that it's doing so.
>> Otherwise, you could use something like:
>> find -X . \! -name "*.tar.gz" -type f -maxdepth 1 | xargs gzip
> i don't understand the difference.
The 2nd will avoid the warnings emit by "gzip *" when encountering
It all depends on what the user wants.
> .tar.gz files are already gzip'd :), so no need for second case. it will
> be skipped anyway
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