Hey I want to transfer the blockchain to a new computer, however my usb only has 32GB. Could I use gzip on the chaindata folder, or will this corrupt it?

  • use a checksum when you move your data
    – Badr Bellaj
    Commented Oct 28, 2016 at 20:30

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Compression will not alter the content of the files. Go ahead.

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