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RE: Selectively zipping files together

>-----Original Message-----
>From: [] On Behalf Of
Christopher Faylor
>Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 9:55 PM
>Subject: Re: Selectively zipping files together
>>I'm trying to use sun's jar utility (from Sun's java development kit)
>>with the Cygwin find command to selectively zip together a directory tree
>>and send it to someone that can explode the tree using WinZIP or PKZIP.
>>I suppose it off topic to discuss the jar utility here. I'm looking for an
>>appropriate mailing list to solicit help with jar (suggestions are
>Yes, it is off-topic.  Why are you not just using the zip utility that 
> comes with cygwin?

Well that was one of my questions. What is the zip utility that comes with
Cygwin? Is it compatible with Windows zip?  

And what about using tar with find? I hope that is not off topic. Why does
tar insist on zipping up the entire directory instead of just the files I
select with find?


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