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Re: [opensuse] compress? uncompress? Why are they gone?
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2007 16:16:32 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0708111612200.20530@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Saturday 2007-08-11 at 09:05 -0400, Ken Jennings wrote:

> On Saturday 2007-08-11 02:36, Marcus Meissner wrote:

> 
> > "ncompress" contains the old compress/uncompress.
> 
> Where is that?  It does not appear to be part of the distro.  A search in Yast 
> shows nothing named ncompress and no RPM that provides ncompress.

You are right.

Plus, there is a "/usr/share/man/man1p/compress.1p.gz" file that belongs 
to "man-pages-2.41-11", but no compress binary anywhere.


> This site:
> http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=ncompress
> shows a number of RPMs for several distros.  None of them is a suse.  Are the 
> Red Hat RPMs good for openSuse?

But it can be found from here:

http://benjiweber.co.uk:8080/webpin/

And there are two hits:


Results from http://software.opensuse.org/download/Archiving/openSUSE_10.2

ncompress (4.2.4)
Old Standard Compression Utilities

Results from 
http://software.opensuse.org/download/home:/dstoecker/openSUSE_10.2

ncompress (4.2.4)
Fast compression and decompression utilities.

- -- 
Cheers,
       Carlos E. R.
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