[X-Unix] zip from command-line in Tiger

Eric F Crist ecrist at secure-computing.net
Fri Jun 24 22:42:24 PDT 2005

Hrm, I wouldn't be so quick to 'dog' the command-line integration.   
It is apparent that you were incorrect in your assumption that zip  
was the command you needed, whereas ditto was the correct/ 
corresponding command to the Mac archiver.

I'm glad you found what you were looking for!


On Jun 24, 2005, at 11:18 PM, Stephen Jonke wrote:

> That's what I thought too, but I just tried zip again, with -rv  
> options, this time on my PowerMac at home, and along with it doing  
> the weird thing with folders, no it doesn't seem to preserve  
> resource forks. So much for command-line integration! However,  
> jogme's ditto command does seem to work like a charm! Thank you  
> joame - that's what I was looking for!
> Steve
> On Jun 24, 2005, at 8:11 PM, ~flipper wrote:
>> There's actually a -df option to include 'only' the data fork in a  
>> simple command line 'zip' process, so, it sounds like the resource  
>> forks are included, as a default, in MacOS, anyway. The '-df' is  
>> for zipping stuff to send into PC-land.
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