I need files to be <= 5GB to put on S3.

Right now I have an ugly tar / gzip / cut before upload, then cat / zcat / tar on download, but it's really ugly - and nearly every archiver should support archive splitting right?

What's the best way?


7zip can do this, it also has the best compression I've ever found (for my specific needs anyway).


dar supports built-in splitting, I believe (http://dar.linux.free.fr/).

The most common answer for 'can tar split files' appears to be "pipe it to split".

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