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zck_read_header - Man Page

display information from the header of a zchunk file


zck_read_header[-c | --show-chunks] [-f | --verify] [-q | --quiet] [-v | --verbose] file
zck_read_header-? | --help | --usage | --version


The zck_read_header utility reads a zchunk file's header and displays some of the information recorded there.

The zck_read_header utility accepts the following optional arguments:

-c, --show-chunks

Display information about the individual chunks, too.

-f, --verify

Instead of only reading the zchunk file's header, read the whole file and verify its integrity.

-q, --quiet

Quiet operation; only display error messages.

-v, --verbose

Verbose operation; display some diagnostic output.

-?, --help

Display program usage information and exit.


Display brief program usage information and exit.


Display program version information and exit.

Exit Status

The zck_read_header utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.


Examine a zchunk file's header:

zck_delta_size doc.txt.zck

See Also

unzck(1), zck(1), zck_delta_size(1), zck_gen_zdict(1), zckdl(1)


The zck_read_header utility was written by Jonathan Dieter ⟨jdieter@gmail.com⟩. This manual page stub was written by Peter Pentchev ⟨roam@ringlet.net⟩.

Referenced By

unzck(1), zck(1), zck_delta_size(1), zckdl(1), zck_gen_zdict(1).

May 31, 2020