utility is a minimal implementation of the
compression and decompression of individual files, as well as
streaming compression and decompression via standard input and
The default operation is compression, decompression can be
selected by supplying the
flag on the command line.
arguments are supplied, the operation is performed on each file
Compression replaces the original file with one having a
Decompression will remove a
suffix if one is present.
arguments are supplied,
reads from standard input and writes the results of the operation
to standard output.
option is specified,
writes the results to standard output and keep the original files