Command Line Zip

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  1. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    Anyone know of a good command line zip program?

    Must be:

    - command line (ie used in a batch script)
    - windows
    - free
    - retain long file names

    I'm using Freebyte ZIP right now but if it has an issue it just hangs the GUI instead of exiting. Something like pkzip for the 21st century would be handy.

    Tanx!
     
  2. Shiva Chaos

    Shiva Chaos i see boobies!

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    pkunzip.exe
     
  3. Shiva Chaos

    Shiva Chaos i see boobies!

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    just get pkzip
     
  4. Yep

    Yep Knick knack paddy whack, give the old dog a bone

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    7zip *should* do what you're looking for. Fairly powerful and free.
     
  5. ShapeShifterz

    ShapeShifterz Longtime Lurker

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    Install cygwin. Includes bzip2, gzip, zip with more scripting languages you can shake a stick at.
     
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    col_panic calm like a bomb Moderator

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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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  8. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    Thanks guys - tried 7z - simple and just what I needed.
     

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