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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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Name

znew

Synopsis

                  znew [options] [files]

Uncompress .Z files and recompress them in .gz format.

Options

-9

Optimal (and slowest) compression method.

-f

Recompress even if filename .gz already exists.

-t

Test new .gz files before removing .Z files.

-v

Verbose mode.

-K

If the original .Z file is smaller than the .gz file, keep it.

-P

Pipe data to conversion program. This saves disk space.

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