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[bug#29714] [PATCH 2/4] gnu: Add clzip.

From: Tobias Geerinckx-Rice
Subject: [bug#29714] [PATCH 2/4] gnu: Add clzip.
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:23:36 +0100
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Leo Famulari wrote on 15/12/17 at 20:14:
> On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 10:37:22PM +0100, Tobias Geerinckx-Rice wrote:
>> * gnu/packages/compression.scm (clzip): New public variable.
>> +    (synopsis "Small, stand-alone lzip compressor and decompressor")
>> +    (description
>> +     "Lunzip is a compressor and decompressor for files in the lzip 
>> compression
>> +format (.lz), written as a single small C tool with no dependencies.  This 
>> makes
>> +it well-suited to embedded and other systems without a C++ compiler, or for 
>> use
>> +in other applications like package managers.
>> +Clzip is intended to be fully compatible with the regular lzip package.")
> This description is mistakenly copy-pasted from the lunzip package,
> right?

Partly. The left-over ‘Lunzip’ is indeed a mistake, but the rest is
intentional. The upstream home pages are equally similar, up to the
example of package managers (here without the ‘that only need to
decompress’ caveat).

They're certainly & confusingly similar; thanks for noticing the error!

Kind regards,


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