AW: AW: How to zip a folder?

Klaus Major klaus at
Mon Dec 15 08:28:32 EST 2008

Hi Tiemo,

> 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?

Simply because "ditto" is some kind of allround tool.

It can copy, unzip and zip files and folders with or without the Mac  
resource fork,
so why use something else once you figured out the correct syntax? ;-)

> Thank you
> Tiemo


Klaus Major
klaus at

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