Anyway of compressing a gzip file down evern further.
I have a file which is already compressed by gzip but is till to big to email.
Any ideas how to make it even smaller???
Not that I think you'll win much, but did you use the -9 option when you created the gzip file?
Otherwise, split and join.
The problem is that the file comes in already gzip, unless i could get my script to uncompress then gzip -8 filename again??
Of course you can (and it is -9), but it's not worth it if you don't know whether or not it was already used. use split and mail it in pieces, then use join to recreate the file at the other end.