Archives files in InfoZIP format. These files can be
unzip. The files are compressed as
they are added to the archive. Compression ratios of 2:1 to 3:1 are
common for text files.
zip may also replace files
in an existing archive. With no arguments, display the help
information. See also
Default options may be placed in the ZIPOPT environment variable,
with the exceptions of
-x. Multiple options may be included in ZIPOPT.
zip does not preserve resource forks or metadata
when copying files that contain them.
installed on Mac OS X as part of Apple’s Developer
Tools. There are a number of other important notes in the
unzip entry; go there for more information.
Use path as the location to store the temporary ZIP archive while updating an existing one. When done, copy the temporary archive over the new one. Useful primarily when there is not enough disk space on the filesystem containing the original archive.
Add one-line comments for each file.
performs any file operations and then prompts you for a comment
describing each file.
Delete entries from a ZIP archive. Filenames to be deleted must be entered in uppercase if the archive was created by PKZIP on an MS-DOS system.
Don’t create entries in the archive for directories. Usually entries are created so that attributes for directories may be restored upon extraction.
Freshen (replace) an existing entry in the ...