zgz - Frankenstein's compressor
zgz [options] < file > file.gz
This program is an unholy combination of the BSD gzip program, a
modified GNU gzip that supports setting an arbitrary file name and
timestamp, and an old, rotting version of bzip2 that we dug up
somewhere at midnight. Only the bits to do with file compression were
There are many arcane options which aid pristine-gz(1) in re-animating
files. Use --help to see all the gory details.
Matthew R. Green, Jean-loup Gailly, Julian R Seward, Faidon Liambotis,
Josh Triplett, Joey Hess
Note that several of the above donors would be very suprised at finding
parts of themselves ... er, their work ... shambling around here.
Please direct correspondance and/or flaming pitchforks to the pristine-