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    Creating a .tar.gz file?

    I've found win-gz but this seems to create the .gz. How do you create a .tar.gz? Will I even get better compression than a .rar?

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    I think they are about the same in terms of compression, but I think .tar.gz is more secure...but having said that I'm not too sure.

    I think .tar.gz is for linux initally anyway.

    Jamie.

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    All a .tar.gz file is is a tar file that has been gzipped.
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