rzip - compression program for large files

Property Value
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.


Package Version Architecture Repository
rzip_2.1-2ubuntu0.16.04.1_amd64.deb 2.1 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Universe
rzip_2.1-2ubuntu0.16.04.1_i386.deb 2.1 i386 Ubuntu Updates Universe
rzip_2.1-2_amd64.deb 2.1 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
rzip - - -


Name Value
libbz2-1.0 -
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
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




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:
* 20long-options.dpatch: implement GNU-style long options.  Closes: #297701.
* 30man_spelling corrects a spelling error.  Spotted by A Costa.  Closes:
* 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
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

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