Splitting & Merging Binary Files


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Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 79

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 82

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 85

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 88

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Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::PopulateDefaultValues() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 70

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::FilterLanguage() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 106

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::GetLanguageMappings() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 250

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseBoolean() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 161

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseBoolean() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 177

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 73

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 76

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 79

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 82

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 85

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 88

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 91

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Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::PopulateDefaultValues() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 70

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::FilterLanguage() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 106

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::GetLanguageMappings() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 250

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseBoolean() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 161

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseBoolean() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 177

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 73

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 76

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 79

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 82

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 85

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 88

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Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseOptions() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-core.php on line 84

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Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::FilterLanguage() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 106

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::GetLanguageMappings() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 250

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseBoolean() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 161

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseBoolean() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 177

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 73

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 76

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 79

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 82

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Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 73

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 76

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 79

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 82

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 85

Deprecated: Non-static method CodeColorerOptions::ParseMode() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-options.php on line 88

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Yesterday I had to upload a huge file (1.4GB tar.gz file) to my web-server and uncompress it once it was uploaded. Even my new fiber optic (FIOS) internet connection couldn’t handle a file that big (it dropped out at around 900mb). So I figured I would split the file up into manageable chunks, upload the split files to server, join them together, then uncompress them. Since I’m no unix shell guru I googled “splitting and merging binary files unix”; nothing useful came up, I tried changing the search terms a little bit to get different results, still nothing.

Using ManOpen I found the

split

utility. Looked like exactly what I was looking for. I split the huge tar.gz file into 100mb chunks using the following command:

split -b 100m bigarchive.tar.gz

This worked perfectly, so I searched for a

join

command to merge the files together once they were on the server. There is indeed a join command, but it’s description is a “relational database operator”; not exactly what I was looking for. After a little bit of searching and experimentation I learned that the

cat

command doesn’t just work with text files, it works with binary files too. So I used the following command to join the file chunks together and uncompress the resulting archive (I was able to use * instead of the filenames of the chunks since there weren’t any files in the directory besides the archive chunks):

cat * | gunzip | tar xf -

It actually ended up to be a pretty simple operation, but it wasn’t documented on the web anywhere!

2 Responses to “Splitting & Merging Binary Files”



  • Strict Standards: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, non-static method CodeColorerLoader::CallBeforeHighlightCodeBlock() should not be called statically in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 170

    Strict Standards: Non-static method CodeColorer::GetInstance() should not be called statically in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer.php on line 218

    Deprecated: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-core.php on line 53

    Deprecated: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-core.php on line 54

    Strict Standards: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, non-static method CodeColorerLoader::CallAfterHighlightCodeBlock() should not be called statically in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 170

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    Thanks alot for this advice, BackUp was always pain!!
    this trick is working!

    T H A N K S


  • Strict Standards: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, non-static method CodeColorerLoader::CallBeforeHighlightCodeBlock() should not be called statically in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 170

    Strict Standards: Non-static method CodeColorer::GetInstance() should not be called statically in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer.php on line 218

    Deprecated: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-core.php on line 53

    Deprecated: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer-core.php on line 54

    Strict Standards: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, non-static method CodeColorerLoader::CallAfterHighlightCodeBlock() should not be called statically in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 170

    Strict Standards: Non-static method CodeColorer::GetInstance() should not be called statically in /home/iloveitaly/mabblog.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/codecolorer/codecolorer.php on line 226

    Thanks! Helped me as well.

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