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Re: Splitting up files into equal sized groups O/T

zzapper <david@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi
> I want to zip up 50 or so very large files into 4 huge zip files.
> The problem is that the files themselves are all very different
> sizes, I want to find a way of splitting up the list of files into
> four lists so that the size of the resulting zips are roughly the
> same size. 
> (I don't want to use split zips)

The neatest way would be to tar (or, failing that, shar) the files up and
split that.  The overhead isn't that great.

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