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Utilities to save disk space

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GNU cp used to detect files that contain 0-filled holes and save disk space by skipping them with lseek when writing a file and thus not allocating disk blocks. Unfortunately it does no longer. So here is program to make holes in existing files.

Also there are some scripts that help cleaning up the hard disk (finding duplicated and/or unstripped files).

Homepage:-
Package version:1.2-5+b1
Architecture:hurd-i386
Distribution:Debian
Filename:perforate_1.2-5+b1_hurd-i386.deb

/usr/share/doc/perforate/README.Debian

Warning to lilo users:

If you zum under /boot, where your kernel image lives, your system will become
unbootable unless you run lilo again.


/usr/share/doc/perforate/README.perforate

	GNU cp used to detect files that contain 0-filled holes and save disk
space by skipping them with lseek when writing a file and thus not allocating
disk blocks.

	Unfortunately, as people using Slackware 2.2 can notice, it does no
longer. So I wrote a program to make holes in existing files. To use
it, run

	zum file1 file2 ...

or, if you want to process all files on your system (recommened), do
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/usr/share/man/man1/finddup.1.gz

FINDDUP(1)                      Perl                      FINDDUP(1)



NAME
       finddup - Find identical files and do something with them

SYNOPSIS
   Usage:
              finddup [options...]

       --man  the manpage

       -h, --help
              a short help

       --version
              the version (CVS) of the program

       -n, --noaction
              do just nothing, just print 
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/usr/share/man/man1/findstrip.1.gz

FINDSTRIP(1)                Debian Manual               FINDSTRIP(1)



NAME
       findstrip - find
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/usr/share/man/man1/zum.1.gz

ZUM(1)                      Debian Manual                     ZUM(1)



NAME
       zum - free disk 
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/usr/share/doc/perforate/changelog.Debian.gz

perforate (1.2-5+b1) sid; urgency=low

  * Binary-only non-maintainer upload for hurd-i386; no sourc
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/usr/share/doc/perforate/copyright

This is the Debian prepackaged version of perforate.

This package was put together by Michael Meske
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