[Israel.pm] gzip / gunzip

Avishalom Shalit avishalom at gmail.com
Sun Apr 12 01:52:49 PDT 2009

also what platform ?
you can pretty much rely on *nix to have tar,
and for windows you can create self extracting archives inside zip
itself as .exe

2009/4/12 Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes <sthoenna at efn.org>:
> On Sat, April 11, 2009 11:07 pm, Berler Chanan wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Does anyone have a perl script doing zip / unzip files ?
>> I need to deploy files into hosts over the net, and wanted it to be zipped
>> before I can send it. (Don't wanna use system gzip / zip to do it,
>> because I don't know if there is the same utill on the host). I tried
>> looking for Archive::Zlib for help, but it works only for x files only (no
>> subdirectories).
> Do you want it to be zipped for compression, or for packaging of multiple
> files into one?
> What kind of deployment exactly are you doing?
> I'd guess you may want to look at Archive::Tar.  Or you may want to not
> bother packaging your files at all, but instead use Net::SFTP or
> Net::SSH2::SFTP to transfer your files directly into their deployed
> locations.
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