./archivers/gzip, Compress or expand files

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Branch: pkgsrc-2018Q4, Version: 1.6, Package name: gzip-1.6, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

GZIP (GNU zip) is a popular data compression program written by Jean-Loup
Gailly <gzip@gnu.org> for the GNU project.

This program was developed as a replacement for compress because of the UNISYS
and IBM patents covering the LZW algorithm used by compress. These patents
made it impossible for us to use compress, and we needed a replacement. The
superior compression ratio of GZIP is just a bonus.

Required to build:

Master sites: (Expand)

SHA1: 7d546c77fd49f1dc093c0fb23512bf926ce94a40
RMD160: 62a506b3305c0d112410574fbe8ace537b32ae10
Filesize: 4930 KB

Version history: (Expand)