rzip - compression program for large files

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name: rzip
Package version: 2.1
Package release: 2
Package architecture: i386
Package type: deb
Installed size: 69 B
Download size: 18.20 KB
Official Mirror: archive.ubuntu.com
rzip is a compression program able to take advantage of long distance redundancies in files, allowing greater compression ratios. rzip uses a history buffer of up to 900MB, while gzip uses 32KB and bzip2 uses 900KB. rzip cannot read from the standard input or write to the standard output.



    Binary package: rzip_2.1-2_i386.deb
    Source package: rzip

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install rzip deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install rzip


    • /usr/bin/runzip
    • /usr/bin/rzip
    • /usr/share/doc/rzip/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/rzip/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man1/runzip.1.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man1/rzip.1.gz


    2013-08-14 - Daniel Echeverry <epsilon77@gmail.com> rzip (2.1-2) unstable; urgency=low [ Daniel Echeverry ] * QA upload. * Switch compat level 4 to 9. * Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format. Closes: #664444 * Add debian/watch * debian/control + Set QA team as Maintainer + Remove dpatch in B-D + Add ${misc:Depends}. Closes: #715176 + Add Homepage field + Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4 + Bump debhelper to 9 in B-D * debian/patches + Add 60fix_manpage.diff + Fix hyphen-used-as-minus-sign lintian warning + Fix some typos. Closes: #355835 + Add description in 50fhs.patch + Add 70hardeningflags.diff + Add CPPFLAGS, CFLAGS and LDFLAGS to use hardening flags * debian/copyright + Update to DEP5 copyright format 1.0 * debian/rules + Use new-style dh format * Add debian/rzip.clean + Clean up generate and build files [ Ryan Kavanagh ] * Remove Makefile and config.h on clean

    2006-04-11 - Alec Berryman <alec@thened.net> rzip (2.1-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream fixes a bug that prevented some files from being uncompressed. Closes: #353109. * The man page in the previous version incorrectly stated the default compression level; this was a mistake while backporting changes for 2.0-2. The patch with the error has been removed and the man page again correctly states the default compression level (-6). Closes: #299327. * 10mod_time.dpatch from David Frey: preserve modification times. Closes: #315382. * 20long-options.dpatch: implement GNU-style long options. Closes: #297701. * 30man_spelling corrects a spelling error. Spotted by A Costa. Closes: #355835. * 40runzip.dpatch: link rzip to runzip as the bzip2 and gzip packages do. Closes: #319158. * 50fhs.dpatch: Don't install man pages into /usr/man. * Update standards version. * Provide a more enlightening description of rzip in debian/control. * Fixup copyright file to correctly attribute copyrights for md4.* and rzip.c.

    2004-08-21 - Alec Berryman <alec@thened.net> rzip (2.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium * Fix to enable decompression of large sparsely-populated files (backported from CVS). Closes: #265200

    2004-07-10 - Alec Berryman <alec@thened.net> rzip (2.0-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial packaging. Closes: #236690