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[1.7] Updated: p7zip-4.65-10

p7zip is the Unix port of 7-Zip, a file archiver
that archives with very high compression ratios.

p7zip provides /usr/bin/7zr, a standalone minimal
version of the 7-zip tool that only handles 7z archives.
It also provides /usr/bin/7za, a statically-linked
application that supports packing and unpacking 7z,
zip, gzip, bzip2, and tar archives.  Additionally, it
provides /usr/bin/7z, a module-based application that
supports the full set of 7-zip compression formats:
  pack/unpack: 7z, zip, gzip, bzip2, tar
  unpacking:   arj, cab, chm, cpio, deb, dmg, hfs, iso,
               lzh, lzma, msi, nsis, rpm, udf, wim, xar,
The modules used by 7z are located in /usr/lib/p7zip/.

RAR unpacking support is NOT provided, as the UnRAR license
not OSI-approved and is incompatible with cygwin. You are
free to download the source package and rebuild p7zip *for
your own personal use* as long as you do not distribute the
resulting binary, if you need RAR unpacking support.

[[ compiled using gcc-3.4.4-999 and g++-3.4.4-999 ]]

This is the first release specific for cygwin-1.7; there are
only trivial differences between this package and the
simultaneously-released p7zip-4.65-1 for cygwin-1.5.  These
are mostly documentation related (the README references
cygport-0.9.5 and cygwin-1.7.0-44, and the /usr/share/doc/
layout is influenced by the cygport changes between 0.4.x
and 0.9.x).

CHANGES (since 4.57-1)
* fork for cygwin-1.7 development
* update to latest release
* update to latest debian patchset
  01_makefile.patch             : don't compile non-free RAR code
  02_man.patch                  : format corrections for nroff
  03_respect-umask-partial.diff : derived from 4.57 patchset
* upstream 4.61 added a GUI for KDE. This package does not
  provide that program.
* Upstream changes:
  - Many bug fixes
  - Can now unpack .lzma archives (not .xz)
  - Now supports LZMA compression for .ZIP archives
  - Can now unpack .ZIP archives encrypted with PKWARE-AES
  - Unicode (UTF-8) support for filenames inside .ZIP archives
    (not tested on cygwin)
  - Can now unpack UDF, XAR, and DMG/HFS archives

Charles Wilson
volunteer p7zip maintainer for cygwin


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