On Mon, 31 Dec 2001 aburton@mizehouser.com wrote:
>
> Save files can be compressed.  However, I think the default is to not
> compress them.
>

I don't mean to be pedantic... but, save files are not compressed.  They
can contain compressed files.  If the save file itself is compressed, the
AS/400 cannot read it.

The difference is subtle, but it's conceptually like this:

     gzip *.txt
     tar cf textfiles.tar *.txt

_not_ like this:

     tar cf textfiles.tar *.txt
     gzip textfiles.tar

The difference may seem subtle, but it's important to someone who wants
to write a de-archiver :)



As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.

This thread ...

Replies:

Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2021 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].

Operating expenses for this site are earned using the Amazon Associate program and Google Adsense.