Clzip Changelog

New in version 1.6 Pre1

February 11th, 2014
  • Copying of file dates, permissions, and ownership now behaves like "cp -p". (If the user ID or the group ID can't be duplicated, the file permission bits S_ISUID and S_ISGID are cleared).
  • "clzip.texinfo" has been renamed to "clzip.texi".

New in version 1.5 (October 3rd, 2013)

  • Clzip now shows the progress of compression at verbosity level 2 (-vv).
  • Decompressing and testing no more show file version.
  • Option "-n, --threads" is now accepted and ignored for compatibility with plzip.
  • The configure script now accepts options with a separate argument.

New in version 1.5 RC1 (August 14th, 2013)

  • Decompressing and testing no longer show the file version.
  • Minor fixes have been made.

New in version 1.5 Pre1 (May 17th, 2013)

  • Decompression time has been reduced by 1%.
  • The file version is now shown only if verbosity >= 4.
  • The option "-n, --threads" is now accepted and ignored for compatibility with plzip.
  • "configure" now accepts options with a separate argument.

New in version 1.4 (March 5th, 2013)

  • Compression ratio has been slightly increased.
  • Compression time has been reduced by 10%.
  • Decompression time has been reduced by 8%.
  • The targets "install-as-lzip" and "install-bin" have been added to the Makefile.

New in version 1.4 RC2 (January 17th, 2013)

  • Compression ratio has been slightly increased.
  • Compression time has been reduced by 10%.
  • Decompression time has been reduced by 8%.

New in version 1.3 RC1 (January 10th, 2012)

  • The inability to change output file attributes has been downgraded from an error to a warning.
  • A small change has been made in the "--help" output and man page.
  • Quote characters in messages have been changed as advised by GNU Coding Standards.

New in version 1.2 RC1 (April 21st, 2011)

  • For large values of "--match-length", compression ratio has been slightly increased and compression time has been reduced by up to 6%.
  • The option "-F, --recompress" was added, which forces recompression of files whose names already have the ".lz" or ".tlz" suffix.
  • Clzip now prints only one status line for each multimember file when only one "-v" is specified.

New in version 1.1 (January 17th, 2011)

  • The code has been converted to "C89 + long long".
  • A C99 compiler is no longer needed.
  • A warning about fchown's return value being ignored has been fixed.
  • "clzip -tvvvv" now also shows file compression ratio.
  • Match length limits set by the options -1 to -9 have been changed to match those of lzip 1.11.
  • The message "and `--stdout' was not specified" is not shown for file types that can't be read (directories, etc.).
  • Some new examples have been added to the manual.