On Mon, 12 Nov 2001 16:28, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> Hello. I just want to confirm that if I use a system call to
> execute gzip, so I can zip a directory, the file can be
> decompressed by windows users
> for example, if I visit
> bleh.php and it compresses a directory /directory
> will that file that it creates, which I download, be
> able to be unpacked using a 'winzip' for example on a windows machine?
> Please insert "Yes" :)
> Thanks
> Joel

Presumably you mean tar and gzip, because gzip only compresses single 
files; in which case the answer is a qualified 'yes' - qualified because 
earlier versions of Winzip (and no, I don't remember when it changed) 
don't do compressed tar files.

I believe this info is also on the Winzip site.

David Robley      Techno-JoaT, Web Maintainer, Mail List Admin, etc

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