Splitting large zip archives

Petter Adsen petter at synth.no
Wed Mar 16 13:31:29 UTC 2016

On Wed, 16 Mar 2016 13:09:33 +0000
R Kimber <richardkimber at btinternet.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 15 Mar 2016 16:40:26 -0700
> Keith wrote:
> > You can us RAR to split files into any size you want.  
> I had a look at the manpage.  It wasn't obvious from it that rar
> would do what I'm looking for.  Of course I can extract the files and
> create smaller archives with it by hand, but I can do that with
> zip/unzip.

tar can make multi-volume archives, look at the -M and -L options, but
I don't think it is able to make sure files are not split across
archives. Worth taking a look at the man page, though.


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