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Chapter 8. Archiving and Compression > Test Files That Will Be Unzipped with gu...

Test Files That Will Be Unzipped with gunzip

-t

Before gunzipping a file (or files) with gunzip, you might want to verify that they’re going to gunzip correctly without any file corruption. To do this, use the -t (or --test) option.

$ gzip -t paradise_lost.txt.gz
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