Version 1.0-rc1 of zutils is ready for testing here
The md5sums are:
Please, test it and report any bugs you find.
Zutils is a collection of utilities able to deal with any combination of
compressed and non-compressed files transparently. If any given file,
including standard input, is compressed, its decompressed content is
used. Compressed files are decompressed on the fly; no temporary files
are created. These utilities are not wrapper scripts but safer and more
efficient C++ programs. In particular the "--recursive" option is very
efficient in those utilities supporting it.
The provided utilities are zcat, zcmp, zdiff, zgrep and ztest.
The supported compressors are bzip2, gzip, lzip and xz.
The homepage is at http://www.nongnu.org/zutils/zutils.html.
This version is also available in lzip format. If your distro doesn't
yet distribute the lzip program, you can download it from
Changes in this version:
* Quote characters in messages have been changed as advised by GNU
* Information has been added to the INSTALL file about how to install
zutils along with GNU gzip.
Antonio Diaz, zutils author and maintainer.
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