Zip files to multiple floppies

Jonathan Rawle jr36 at
Fri Jun 4 09:39:03 UTC 2004

xyzzy at wrote:

>> zipsplit -h
>> man zip      (search for zisplit)
>> However, it won't split files inside the zip file if they are bigger then
>> the floppy. But I guess this is closest to what you use in Winzip.
>> Jonathan
> Make the compressed tar/zip file and then use 'split'.

The advantage of zipsplit over split is that it creates valid, stand-alone
zip files on each disk. That means you only need the disk that contains the
file you are looking for. Also, if one part is corrupted/lost, you can
still access the others.


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