Port variant standard
Summary Popular compression utility
Package version 1.11
Homepage http://www.gzip.org/
Keywords archivers
Maintainer nobody
License Not yet specified
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Last modified 01 JAN 2022, 00:13:39 UTC
Port created 29 MAR 2017, 15:37:40 UTC
Subpackage Descriptions
single GZIP (GNU zip) is a popular data compression program written by Jean-Loup Gailly for the GNU project. This program was developed as a replacement for compress because of the UNISYS and IBM patents covering the LZW algorithm used by compress. These patents made it impossible to legally use compress, so a replacement was need. The superior compression ratio of GZIP is just a bonus.
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Package Dependencies by Type
Build (only) libiconv:shared:standard
Build and Runtime indexinfo:single:standard
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main mirror://GNU/gzip
Distribution File Information
3e8a0e0c45bad3009341dce17d71536c4c655d9313039021ce7554a26cd50ed9 1256839 gzip-1.11.tar.gz
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