peidran at u.washington.edu
Mon Jun 10 20:54:14 PDT 2002
I don't think there's any way to do it by directory, but a quick search on
freshmeat turns up e2compr - patches for compressed ext2. Might want to give
it a try. In the userspace, many programs will use zlibc to transparently
access compressed files. vim and the gimp come to mind.
On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 08:17:16PM -0700, Michal Guerquin wrote:
> .tar.gz files are great, but is there a way to compress an entire folder
> or directory, yet have it still be accessible like any other directory?
> I'm thinking of a tool that works on the file system layer and can
> compress/uncompress data on-the-fly. Stacker, Diskdoubler, etc. for
> ~ Michal
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