Zutils 1.3-pre1 is ready for testing here

The sha1sum is:
399c89ba1318559499e291eff8e3e77392b422ef  zutils-1.3-pre1.tar.lz

Please, test it and report any bugs you find.

Zutils is a collection of utilities able to deal with any combination of compressed and uncompressed 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, ztest and zupdate.
The supported formats are bzip2, gzip, lzip and xz.
The compressor to be used for each format is configurable at runtime.

Zcat, zcmp, zdiff, and zgrep are improved replacements for the shell
scripts provided by GNU gzip. Ztest is unique to zutils. Zupdate is
similar to gzip's znew.

The homepage is at http://www.nongnu.org/zutils/zutils.html

Changes in this version:

* The license has been changed to GPL version 2 or later. (See http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/lzip-bug/2014-06/msg00000.html)

Antonio Diaz, zutils author and maintainer.

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