Mon Jun 9 23:09:02 2003
On Monday, June 09, 2003 4:03 PM [GMT-5=3DEST], Joseph Bruni wrote:
> You are correct about combining files. The implementation of an
> archive or hierarchy or file system is quite platform-dependent. Each
> platform has its own idea about what constitutes a file. On unix, one
> would use "tar" to accomplish the same task, except tar provides no
> compression. Since compressing an already-compressed file is usually
> counterproductive, you might get better mileage by turning off
> compression when creating the archive and just use the compression
> provided by GnuPG during the encryption phase.
It's really not that big of a deal. It just would be nice to kill two =
with one stone.