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Re: [Lzip-bug] Version 1.4 of pdlzip released

From: Elbert & Nicole Pol
Subject: Re: [Lzip-bug] Version 1.4 of pdlzip released
Date: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:57:23 +0200
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (OS/2; Warp 4.5; rv:10.0.11) Gecko/20121116 Thunderbird/10.0.11


[t:\gcc\pdlzip-1.4]make -j7 -k check
testing pdlzip-1.4.........................................................
tests completed successfully.

On OS/2

On 28-05-13 17:06, Antonio Diaz Diaz wrote:
I am pleased to announce the release of pdlzip 1.4.

Pdlzip is a limited, "public domain" version of the lzip data
compressor, that uses the (de)compression code from Igor Pavlov's LZMA
SDK and is able to decompress legacy lzma-alone (.lzma) files. Pdlzip is
written in C.

The homepage is at http://www.nongnu.org/lzip/pdlzip.html

The sources can be downloaded from

The md5sums are:
ee4c28b3a08f656d08a8fb5f55cc3c0d pdlzip-1.4.tar.lz
45ed554cfac61b9474571de4ff993841 pdlzip-1.4.tar.gz

This release is also GPG signed. You can download the signature by
appending ".sig" to the URL.

Changes in version 1.4:

* The options "-f, --force", "-F, --recompress", "-k, --keep", and "-o,
--output", have been ported from clzip.

* Pdlzip now accepts more than one file in the command line.

* Decompression time has been reduced by 5%.

* The dependence of "-t" on the existence of "/dev/null" has been removed.

* The value returned by "-d" and "-t" in case of data error has been fixed.

* Information shown at verbosity levels 2 and 3 has been changed.

* Option "-n, --threads" is now accepted and ignored for compatibility
with plzip.

* "configure" now accepts options with a separate argument.

* Configure option "--datadir" has been renamed to "--datarootdir" to
follow GNU Standards.

* The target "install-as-lzip" has been added to the Makefile.

* The target "install-bin" has been added to the Makefile.

Please send bug reports and suggestions to address@hidden

Antonio Diaz, pdlzip co-author and maintainer.

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With kind regards from the Netherlands,
                          Elbert & Nicole Pol

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