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Scripting: Convert your gzip files to bzip2

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A 'rezip' script that converts your .gz files to .bz2 for better compression and maybe better error recovery -- at a substantial cost in compression time, of course. Rezip...
Uses a simple text file of paths and filenames for input -- so you can save the results of "find" to a file, run rezip, and the files will be re-compressed one at a time, with a running log and no user intervention (as long as there's free space on the destination drive.) Example:

$ find /mnt/bkps -name *.gz > ~/rezipp-files.txt && rezip
 read more | mail this link | score:8092 | -Ray, February 13, 2006
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