( Thanks a lot to “Nobody” @ a.b.m.a.d for this part! )
You don’t need a file splitter do it, the split command-line will do the job easily.
Posting rules :
* The split files must be a multiple of the par2 block-size, if not some blocks can be lost between two split files.
* The par2 block-size should be equal to the size of the article, or a multiple of it.
* Posting with Newspost constrains the article size to be a multiple of 45, and thus, so must be the Par2 block-size and the split file size.
Here’s an example of good settings :
# Par2 block-size : 225,000 bytes
# Article size : 225,000 bytes and 5000 lines
# Split files size : 9,000,000 bytes ( 40 articles )
par2 create -s225000 $1
split –suffix-length=3 –numeric-suffixes –bytes=9000000 $1 $1′.’
Example of use :
$ sh parsplit.sh uberspanking.avi
To join the files back together and check them at the same time :
par2 r myfile.avi.par2 myfile.avi*
To post with Newspost, don’t forget to specify the good number of lines :
$ newspost …….. -l 5000 ……
Here’s another binary poster : yencee.
Please drop a comment if you have a question or new software to plug !