AW: AW: How to zip a folder?

Tiemo Hollmann TB toolbook at kestner.de
Mon Dec 15 08:19:34 EST 2008


Hi Klaus,
yes it helps :) though you brought me the third shell tool for Mac: "ditto".
Perhaps you could give me a hint, what the difference / advantage from ditto
to zip or tar is, or why you are using ditto instead of zip or tar?
Thank you
Tiemo

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> Von: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com [mailto:use-revolution-
> bounces at lists.runrev.com] Im Auftrag von Klaus Major
> Gesendet: Montag, 15. Dezember 2008 14:10
> An: How to use Revolution
> Betreff: Re: AW: How to zip a folder?
> 
> Hi Tiemo,
> 
> > Digging hour after hour in the archives, the appropriate approach
> > seems to
> > be using the shell, but I have found different threads, some using
> > zip, some
> > tar and all using different parameters and don't know where to look
> > for
> > these parameters.
> > Does anybody has a snippet for a shell zip, which works for folders
> > with
> > subfolders and common file names.
> 
> Please remember that ZIP is not built-in into Windows (shell) as far
> as I know!
> 
> Here is what I use on the Mac to un-/ZIP files and folders, copied
> from one of
> current projects:
> 
> ## ZIP Mac-folder
> ## zmo = Variable holding a valid path to a folder
> put QUOTE & zmo & QUOTE into folder1
> put QUOTE & zmo & ".zip" & QUOTE into folder2
> get shell("ditto -c -k --rsrc" && folder1 && folder2)
> ## Preserving the Mac resource fork!
> 
> ## ZIP a Windows folder
> put QUOTE & zwo & QUOTE into folder3
> put QUOTE & zwo & ".zip" & QUOTE into folder4
> get shell("ditto -c -k --norsrc" && folder3 && folder4)
> ## NOT Preserving the resource fork!
> 
> ## UNZIP:
> ## Mac:
> put q(the ims_installer_ordner of this stack & "iDual IMS Mac.zip" )
> into d1
> put q(mac_ordner) into d2
> get shell("ditto -x -k --rsrc" && d1 && d2)
> 
> ## Win:
> put q(the ims_installer_ordner of this stack & "iDual IMS Win.zip" )
> into d1
> put q(win_ordner) into d2
> get shell("ditto -x -k --norsrc" && d1 && d2)
> 
> 
> Hope these snippets help.
> 
> > Or a hint, where I can research the parameters for the shell zip on
> > Mac?
> 
> Check "DITTO", enter this into the terminal:
> man ditto
> 
> > As well I didn't found any snippet for unzipping the stuff with the
> > shell.
> > Does anybody knows. If a Bundle.app Zip on Win, made with WinZip is
> > compatible with a Rev-Shell unzip on Mac, or do I have to zip it on
> > Mac?
> 
> Sorry, no idea.
> 
> > Thanks
> > Tiemo
> 
> Best
> 
> Klaus Major
> klaus at major-k.de
> http://www.major-k.de
> 
> 
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