ncompress: An improved version of compress1

Package available in: [trunk] [8.0] [7.0] [6.0] [2.1]

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.

... part of T2, get it here

Author: Peter Jannesen <peter [at] ncs [dot] nl>
Maintainer: Rene Rebe <rene [at] t2-project [dot] org>

License: OpenSource
Status: Stable
Version: 4.2.4

Download: ftp://ftp.uni-bremen.de/pub/mirrors/sunsite/utils/compress/ ncompress-4.2.4.tar.gz

T2 source: CVE-2006-1168.patch
T2 source: config.patch
T2 source: gcc34.patch
T2 source: ncompress.cache
T2 source: ncompress.conf
T2 source: ncompress.desc

Build time (on reference hardware): 5% (relative to binutils)2

Installed size (on reference hardware): 0.04 MB, 8 files

Dependencies (build time detected): 00-dirtree bash binutils bzip2 coreutils diffutils findutils gcc glibc grep linux-header make ncurses patch sed sysfiles tar

Installed files (on reference hardware): [show]

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2) Compatible with Linux From Scratch's "Standard Build Unit" (SBU).