Archiving directories / zip format

Zbigniew Szalbot zszalbot at
Mon Dec 6 08:23:49 UTC 2010


On 6 December 2010 08:45, Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:
> You can install the "zip" program:
>        # pkg_add -r zip
> and then use it recursively, e. g.
>        % zip -r9 dir1 dir2 dir3 fileX fileY
> If there is no need for compression, change 9 to 0. Also
> see "man zip" for details.

Great! Thanks so much! I occasionally need to extract a few files from
the archive so this is very useful. Thank you!

All the best from Poland.

Zbigniew Szalbot

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