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 :)

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