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cli-tarHow do I use gzip to tar files in Windows?

Using gzip to tar files in Windows is a simple process. Here's an example of how to do it:

$ tar -cvzf myfiles.tar.gz myfiles/

This command will create a new file called myfiles.tar.gz containing all the files and folders in the myfiles directory.

Code explanation

  • tar - The command to create an archive
  • -cvzf - Flags to compress the archive with gzip
  • myfiles.tar.gz - The name of the new archive file
  • myfiles/ - The directory to be archived

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