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For Debian, the standard uncompress program is installed as uncompress.real, to avoid conflicting with other packages.
This package also contains a copyright notice and a brief discussion of the LZW patent history (written by 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 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 uncompress is installe more»
ncompress (220.127.116.11-6) unstable; urgency=low * Rework manpage-syntax patch AGAIN after further dis more»
(N)compress version 18.104.22.168 o Check return value of chown(). o Fix from Fedora for checking malloc more»
Format-Specification: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/dep/web/deps/dep5.mdwn?op=file&rev=135 Name: ncompr more»