znew - convert compressed files to gzipped files
znew [-ftv9K] file ...
The znew utility uncompresses files compressed by compress(1) and recompresses
them with gzip(1).
The options are as follows:
-f Overwrite existing `.gz' files. Unless this option
znew refuses to overwrite existing files.
-t Test integrity of the gzipped file before deleting
file. If the integrity check fails, the original
`.Z' file is
-v Print a report specifying the achieved compression
-9 Use the -9 mode of gzip(1), achieving better compression at the
cost of slower execution.
-K Keep the original `.Z' file if it uses less disk
blocks than the
gzipped one. A disk block is 1024 bytes.
The znew utility tries to maintain the file mode of the
If the original file is not writable, it is not able to do
that and znew
will print a warning.
OpenBSD 3.6 August 1, 2003
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