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For Debian, the standard uncompress program is installed as uncompress.real.
This package contains a copyright notice from one of the original authors in the file /usr/share/doc/ncompress/README.Debian.
This is version 4.2 of (N)compress (an improved version of compress 4.1). Compress is a fast, simple LZW file compressor. Compress does not have the highest compression rate, but it is one of the fastest programs to compress data. Compress is the defacto standard in the UNIX community for compressing files. 'build' is a menu driven shell script for compiling, testing and installing (N)compress more»
General Notes ------------- In this package, 'uncompress' is installed as 'uncompress.real' to avoid conflict with the gzip package. Most of the utility scripts distributed with the source code (zdiff, zmore, zcmp) are not installed. The uncompress.real program installed to /usr/bin is just a symlink to the compress program. Same goes for the uncompress.real manpage in /usr/share/man/man1. Pl more»
COMPRESS(1) COMPRESS(1) NAME compress, uncompress.real - compress and expand data (version 4.2) SYNOPSIS compress [ -f ] [ -v ] [ -c ] [ -V ] [ -r ] [ -b bits ] [ name ... ] uncompress.real [ -f ] [ -v ] [ -c ] [ -V ] [ name ... ] DESCRIPTION Note that the program that would normally be installed as u more»
ncompress (22.214.171.124-1+lenny1) stable-security; urgency=high * Apply patch from upstream 126.96.36.199 to more»
(N)compress version 188.8.131.52 o Integrate build/man touchups from Debian. o Add fix from Fedora for more»
This package was originally debianized by Christoph Lameter on 22 Dec 1996. Since then, it has been more»