Debian Bug report logs - #706616
ITA: rzip -- compression program for large files

Package: wnpp; Maintainer for wnpp is;

Reported by: Ricardo Mones <>

Date: Thu, 2 May 2013 14:03:02 UTC

Owned by: Jari Aalto <>

Severity: normal

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From: Ricardo Mones <>
Subject: O: rzip -- compression program for large files
Date: Thu, 2 May 2013 16:01:47 +0200
Package: wnpp
Severity: normal

The current maintainer of rzip, Alec Berryman <>,
has orphaned this package.

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Some information about this package:

Package: rzip
Binary: rzip
Version: 2.1-1
Maintainer: Alec Berryman <>
Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 4.0.0), libbz2-dev (>= 1.0.2), dpatch
Architecture: any
Standards-Version: 3.6.2
Format: 1.0
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 0a3ba55085661647c12f2b014c51c406 46785 rzip_2.1.orig.tar.gz
 43672677dd32941cd562c05f682a0e5c 6748 rzip_2.1-1.diff.gz
 4e2b4e1dc872b1b07874d64a155a97fa9978e4cb 571 rzip_2.1-1.dsc
 aaf08dd8a36e24c41546cb9232ad0c84f68049b1 6748 rzip_2.1-1.diff.gz
 efeafc7a5bdd7daa0cea8d797ff21aa28bdfc8d9 46785 rzip_2.1.orig.tar.gz
 5ddc8b36f95ab2c821fe224954613a453680eb11df65c29b0d26125179443410 571 rzip_2.1-1.dsc
 cc5b145655b7ae905c15317486fc1c6bb836603c24af72562be2d6d0ce32eb7b 6748 rzip_2.1-1.diff.gz
 4bb96f4d58ccf16749ed3f836957ce97dbcff3e3ee5fd50266229a48f89815b7 46785 rzip_2.1.orig.tar.gz
Directory: pool/main/r/rzip
Priority: source
Section: utils

Package: rzip
Version: 2.1-1
Installed-Size: 76
Maintainer: Alec Berryman <>
Architecture: amd64
Depends: libbz2-1.0, libc6 (>= 2.3.5-1)
Description-en: compression program for large files
 rzip is a compression program able to take advantage of
 long distance redundancies in files, allowing greater
 compression ratios.  rzip uses a history buffer of up to
 900MB, while gzip uses 32KB and bzip2 uses 900KB.  rzip
 cannot read from the standard input or write to the
 standard output.
Description-md5: 3b233ba64027c7df56643e6a3cfa9ab7
Tag: implemented-in::c, interface::commandline, role::program,
 scope::utility, use::compressing, use::storing, works-with::archive,
Section: utils
Priority: optional
Filename: pool/main/r/rzip/rzip_2.1-1_amd64.deb
Size: 18356
MD5sum: 6510daa148b6239fc4888cfd18add0a4
SHA1: a8ed96d438758560f1a215b777e4f2b9fda8a0ef
SHA256: 1c438097a46d9c2442be51f455717c8b6abf5513a4b49ecf15e2d3e17bb73056

Changed Bug title to 'ITA: rzip -- compression program for large files' from 'O: rzip -- compression program for large files' Request was from Jari Aalto <> to (Thu, 05 Sep 2013 03:45:07 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Owner recorded as Jari Aalto <>. Request was from Jari Aalto <> to (Thu, 05 Sep 2013 03:45:08 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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