options] unzip -Z [
nzip prints information about or extracts files
format archives. The zipfile is a ZIP archive
whose filename ends in
.zip can be omitted from the command line;
unzip supplies it. zipfile
may also be a shell-style wildcard pattern (which should be quoted);
all matching files in the ZIP archive will be acted upon. The
behavior of options is affected by the various
In the second form, the options are taken to be
like that command.
Options may also be included in the UNZIP environment variable, to set a default behavior. Options on the command line can override settings in $UNZIP by preceding them with an extra minus. See the Examples.
When extracting files, if a file exists already,
unzip prompts for an action. You may to choose to
overwrite or skip the existing file, overwrite or skip all files, or
rename the current file.
unzip and its companion program
zip are part of the InfoZIP project. InfoZIP is an
open collaborative compressed archive format, and implementations
exist for Unix, Amiga, Atari, DEC VAX and Alpha VMS, OpenVMS, MS-DOS,
Macintosh, Minix, OS/2, Windows NT, and many others. It is the
only similar format one can expect to port to
all of these systems without difficulty.
Unlike most Unix
zip removes leading slashes when it creates a ZIP archive, so there is never ...