Utilities to save disk space
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).
Warning to lilo users:
If you zum under /boot, where your kernel image lives, your system will become
unbootable unless you run lilo again.
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
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
zum file1 file2 ...
or, if you want to process all files on your system (recommened), do
FINDDUP(1) Perl FINDDUP(1)
finddup - Find identical files and do something with them
--man the manpage
a short help
the version (CVS) of the program
do just nothing, just print
FINDSTRIP(1) Debian Manual FINDSTRIP(1)
findstrip - find
ZUM(1) Debian Manual ZUM(1)
zum - free disk
perforate (1.2-5+b1) sid; urgency=low
* Binary-only non-maintainer upload for hurd-i386; no sourc
This is the Debian prepackaged version of perforate.
This package was put together by Michael Meske
Browse inside perforate_1.2-5+b1_hurd-i386.deb
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