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rzip 2.1 archivers on this many watch lists=8 search for ports that depend on this port
Compression program similar to gzip or bzip2
Maintained by: ehaupt@FreeBSD.org search for ports maintained by this maintainer
Port Added: 20 Apr 2004 11:40:56
License: GPLv2


rzip is a compression program, similar in functionality to gzip or bzip2, but
able to take advantage from long distance redundancies in files, which can
sometimes allow rzip to produce much better compression ratios than other
programs.

The principal advantage of rzip is that it has an effective history buffer of
900 Mbyte. This means it can find matching pieces of the input file over huge
distances compared to other commonly used compression programs. The gzip
program by comparison uses a history buffer of 32 kbyte and bzip2 uses a
history buffer of 900 kbyte. The second advantage of rzip over bzip2 is that it
is usually faster. This may seem surprising at first given that rzip uses the
bzip2 library as a backend (for handling the short-range compression), but it
makes sense when you realise that rzip has usually reduced the data a fair bit
before handing it to bzip2, so bzip2 has to do less work.

WWW: http://rzip.samba.org/
SVNWeb : Main Web Site : Distfiles Availability : PortsMon

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To install the port: cd /usr/ports/archivers/rzip/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install archivers/rzip


Configuration Options
     No options to configure

Master Sites:
  1. ftp://ca.samba.org/pub/rzip/
  2. ftp://de.samba.org/pub/rzip/
  3. ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/
  4. ftp://ftp.easynet.be/rzip/
  5. http://ftp.samba.org/pub/rzip/
  6. http://ring.nict.go.jp/archives/net/samba/rzip/

Number of commits found: 7

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
15 Nov 2013 09:41:41
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.1
Revision:333826
ehaupt search for other commits by this committer
- Add LICENSE
- Support staging
- Take maintainership
20 Sep 2013 13:11:21
Refresh Original commit files touched by this commit
Revision:327699  Sanity Test Failure
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
archivers)
09 Jul 2013 21:26:49
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.1
Revision:322581
pav search for other commits by this committer
- Drop all my ports
18 Mar 2011 17:59:51
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.1
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Get Rid MD5 support

With hat:       portmgr (myself)
21 Feb 2006 10:41:26
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.1
pav search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 2.1
23 Nov 2005 17:38:02
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0
pav search for other commits by this committer
- Add some SHA256s
20 Apr 2004 11:39:49
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0
pav search for other commits by this committer
Add rzip, a compression program, similar in functionality to gzip or bzip2, but
able to take advantage from long distance redundancies in files, which can
sometimes allow rzip to produce much better compression ratios than other
programs.

WWW: http://rzip.samba.org/

Number of commits found: 7

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