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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-gzip" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="gzip.html"?>
10
11  <title>Gzip-&gzip-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-gzip">
14    <primary sortas="a-Gzip">Gzip</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Gzip package contains programs for compressing and decompressing
21    files.</para>
22
23  </sect2>
24
25  <sect2 role="installation">
26    <title>Installation of Gzip</title>
27
28    <para os="a">Prepare Gzip for compilation:</para>
29
30<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --bindir=/bin</userinput></screen>
31
32    <para os="c">Compile the package:</para>
33
34<screen os="d"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
35
36    <para os="e">To test the results, issue:</para>
37
38<screen os="e2"><userinput remap="test">make check</userinput></screen>
39
40    <para os="f">Install the package:</para>
41
42<screen os="g"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
43
44    <para os="h">Now we will move some of the utilities to
45    <filename class="directory">/usr/bin</filename> to meet FHS compliance:</para>
46
47<screen os="i"><userinput>mv -v /bin/{gzexe,uncompress} /usr/bin
48mv -v /bin/z{egrep,cmp,diff,fgrep,force,grep,less,more,new} /usr/bin
49        </userinput></screen>
50
51  </sect2>
52
53  <sect2 id="contents-gzip" role="content">
54    <title>Contents of Gzip</title>
55
56    <segmentedlist>
57      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
58
59      <seglistitem>
60        <seg>gunzip, gzexe, gzip, uncompress, zcat, zcmp, zdiff,
61        zegrep, zfgrep, zforce, zgrep, zless, zmore, znew</seg>
62      </seglistitem>
63    </segmentedlist>
64
65    <variablelist>
66      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
67      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
68      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
69
70      <varlistentry id="gunzip">
71        <term><command>gunzip</command></term>
72        <listitem>
73          <para>Decompresses gzipped files</para>
74          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gzip gunzip">
75            <primary sortas="b-gunzip">gunzip</primary>
76          </indexterm>
77        </listitem>
78      </varlistentry>
79
80      <varlistentry id="gzexe">
81        <term><command>gzexe</command></term>
82        <listitem>
83          <para>Creates self-decompressing executable files</para>
84          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gzip gzexe">
85            <primary sortas="b-gzexe">gzexe</primary>
86          </indexterm>
87        </listitem>
88      </varlistentry>
89
90      <varlistentry id="gzip">
91        <term><command>gzip</command></term>
92        <listitem>
93          <para>Compresses the given files using Lempel-Ziv (LZ77) coding</para>
94          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gzip gzip">
95            <primary sortas="b-gzip">gzip</primary>
96          </indexterm>
97        </listitem>
98      </varlistentry>
99
100      <varlistentry id="uncompress">
101        <term><command>uncompress</command></term>
102        <listitem>
103          <para>Decompresses compressed files</para>
104          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gzip uncompress">
105            <primary sortas="b-uncompress">uncompress</primary>
106          </indexterm>
107        </listitem>
108      </varlistentry>
109
110      <varlistentry id="zcat">
111        <term><command>zcat</command></term>
112        <listitem>
113          <para>Decompresses the given gzipped files to standard output</para>
114          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gzip zcat">
115            <primary sortas="b-zcat">zcat</primary>
116          </indexterm>
117        </listitem>
118      </varlistentry>
119
120      <varlistentry id="zcmp">
121        <term><command>zcmp</command></term>
122        <listitem>
123          <para>Runs <command>cmp</command> on gzipped files</para>
124          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gzip zcmp">
125            <primary sortas="b-zcmp">zcmp</primary>
126          </indexterm>
127        </listitem>
128      </varlistentry>
129
130      <varlistentry id="zdiff">
131        <term><command>zdiff</command></term>
132        <listitem>
133          <para>Runs <command>diff</command> on gzipped files</para>
134          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gzip zdiff">
135            <primary sortas="b-zdiff">zdiff</primary>
136          </indexterm>
137        </listitem>
138      </varlistentry>
139
140      <varlistentry id="zegrep">
141        <term><command>zegrep</command></term>
142        <listitem>
143          <para>Runs <command>egrep</command> on gzipped files</para>
144          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gzip zegrep">
145            <primary sortas="b-zegrep">zegrep</primary>
146          </indexterm>
147        </listitem>
148      </varlistentry>
149
150      <varlistentry id="zfgrep">
151        <term><command>zfgrep</command></term>
152        <listitem>
153          <para>Runs <command>fgrep</command> on gzipped files</para>
154          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gzip zfgrep">
155            <primary sortas="b-zfgrep">zfgrep</primary>
156          </indexterm>
157        </listitem>
158      </varlistentry>
159
160      <varlistentry id="zforce">
161        <term><command>zforce</command></term>
162        <listitem>
163          <para>Forces a <filename class="extension">.gz</filename> extension on
164          all given files that are gzipped files, so that <command>gzip</command>
165          will not compress them again; this can be useful when file names were
166          truncated during a file transfer</para>
167          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gzip zforce">
168            <primary sortas="b-zforce">zforce</primary>
169          </indexterm>
170        </listitem>
171      </varlistentry>
172
173      <varlistentry id="zgrep">
174        <term><command>zgrep</command></term>
175        <listitem>
176          <para>Runs <command>grep</command> on gzipped files</para>
177          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gzip zgrep">
178            <primary sortas="b-zgrep">zgrep</primary>
179          </indexterm>
180        </listitem>
181      </varlistentry>
182
183      <varlistentry id="zless">
184        <term><command>zless</command></term>
185        <listitem>
186          <para>Runs <command>less</command> on gzipped files</para>
187          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gzip zless">
188            <primary sortas="b-zless">zless</primary>
189          </indexterm>
190        </listitem>
191      </varlistentry>
192
193      <varlistentry id="zmore">
194        <term><command>zmore</command></term>
195        <listitem>
196          <para>Runs <command>more</command> on gzipped files</para>
197          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gzip zmore">
198            <primary sortas="b-zmore">zmore</primary>
199          </indexterm>
200        </listitem>
201      </varlistentry>
202
203      <varlistentry id="znew">
204        <term><command>znew</command></term>
205        <listitem>
206          <para>Re-compresses files from <command>compress</command> format to
207          <command>gzip</command> format&mdash;<filename
208          class="extension">.Z</filename> to <filename
209          class="extension">.gz</filename></para>
210          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gzip znew">
211            <primary sortas="b-znew">znew</primary>
212          </indexterm>
213        </listitem>
214      </varlistentry>
215
216    </variablelist>
217
218  </sect2>
219
220</sect1>
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