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ZFORCE(1)                 BSD General Commands Manual                ZFORCE(1)

NAME
     zforce -- force gzip files to have a .gz suffix

SYNOPSIS
     zforce file ...

DESCRIPTION
     The zforce utility renames gzip(1) files to have a `.gz' suffix, so that gzip(1) will not compress them
     twice.  This can be useful if file names were truncated during a file transfer.  Files that have an
     existing `.gz', `-gz', `_gz', `.tgz' or `.taz' suffix, or that have not been compressed by gzip(1), are
     ignored.

SEE ALSO
     gzip(1)

CAVEATS
     zforce overwrites existing files without warning.

BSD                            January 26, 2007                            BSD

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