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Version: 1.18-2.1
* Sun Jun 05 2016
- Update to version 1.18:
  * Added new option '-a, --trailing-error'.
  * Decompression time has been reduced by 2%.
  * (verify_trailer): Removed test of final code.
  * (main): Delete '--output' file if infd is a terminal.
  * (main): Don't use stdin more than once.
  * Removed decompression support for version 0 files.
  * lzip.texi: Added chapter 'Trailing data'.
  * configure: Avoid warning on some shells when testing for g++.
  * Detect the existence of install-info.
  * testsuite/ A POSIX shell is required to run the tests.
  * testsuite/ Don't check error messages.
* Thu Aug 06 2015
- Update to new upstream release 1.17
  * The compression code has been reorganized to ease the porting of
  the fast encoder to clzip and lzlib.
  * The new chapter "Quality assurance" has been added to the manual.
* Wed Oct 01 2014
- Update to new upstream release 1.16
  * Compression ratio of option -9 has been slightly increased.
  * Compression time has been reduced by 4%.
  * `lzip -0` is now comparable in compression speed and ratio to
  `gzip -6` (gzip's default compression level).
  * Copying of file dates, permissions, and ownership now behaves
  like `cp -p`. (If the user ID or the group ID cannot be
  duplicated, the file permission bits S_ISUID and S_ISGID are
  * The license has been changed to GPL version 2 or later.
* Fri Oct 04 2013
- Update to new upstream release 1.15
  * This release shows the progress of compression at verbosity
  level 2 (-vv).
  * The chapter "Stream format" and the appendix "Reference source
  code" have been added to the manual.
* Mon Apr 01 2013
- update to 1.14:
  * Multi-step trials have been implemented
  * Compression ratio has been slightly increased
  * Compression time has been reduced by 5%
  * Decompression time has been reduced by 12%
* Tue Sep 04 2012
- license update: GPL-3.0+
  Use SPDX format (
* Sun Mar 18 2012
- update to 1.13:
  * lziprecover has been moved to its own package
  * inability to change output file attributes has been downgraded from error
    to warning
  * compression time of option "-0" has been reduced by 2%
  * a reorganization of the compression code has been made
  * 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
* Fri May 13 2011
- update to 1.12:
  * the option "-F, --recompress", which forces recompression of files whose
    name already has the ".lz" or ".tlz" suffix, has been added
  * for large values of "--match-length", the compression ratio has been
    slightly increased, and compression time has been reduced by up to 6%
  * the compression time of the option "-0" has been reduced by 2%
  * this release will print only one status line for each multi-member file
    when only one "-v" is specified
  * it will print up to 6 bytes of trailing garbage when "-vvvv" is specified
  * it does not show the message "and `--stdout' was not specified" for file
    types that can't be read (directories, etc)
* Mon Sep 27 2010
- update to 1.11:
  * match length limit set by options -1 to -8 has been reduced to extend the
    range of use towards gzip; lower numbers now compress less but faster
  * also, a "-0" option as fast as "gzip -9" has been added
  * the compression of option -9 has been slightly increased
  * the "--merge" option, which tries to produce a correct file by merging the
    good parts of two or more damaged copies, has been added to lziprecover:
    for large files with small errors, the probability of producing a correct
    file approaches 100 percent
  * lziprecover is now able to repair any 1-byte error in the lzma stream of
    damaged lzip files
* Sat Apr 10 2010
- update to 1.10:
  * a file specified with the "-o" option is now created with write permission
    for all if umask allows it, and it is deleted if lzip is interrupted by the
  * the dictionary size for the options -2, -3, -4, and -8 has been changed to
    improve linearity of compressed sizes
* Tue Jan 19 2010
- update to 1.9:
  * Lzip now returns at least 1 if closing stdout fails
  * lintian warnings in Debian about man pages have been fixed
  * the "COPYING" file is no longer used as data for testing
* Fri Sep 04 2009
- update to 1.8:
  * compression time has been reduced by 4%
- changes from 1.7:
  * lzdiff and lzgrep have been renamed to zdiff and zgrep and moved to the new
    package zutils (
  * compilation warnings on systems where uint32_t... != unsigned int have been
* Tue Jun 23 2009
- update to 1.6:
  * decompression time has been reduced by 17%
  * decompression support for the "Sync Flush marker" from lzlib has been added
  * man pages for lzdiff, lzgrep, and lziprecover have been added to the
  * memory use has been reduced to 9x if the input file is smaller than
    dictionary size limit
  * flush calls have been added to decompressor to allow partial recovery of
    the uncompressed data when decompressing a corrupt file
  * the dependence of "--test" on the existence of "/dev/null" has been removed
  * some "bashisms" have been removed from lzdiff and lzgrep
* Wed Apr 15 2009
- update to 1.5
* Mon Dec 22 2008
- update to 1.3
* Tue Nov 18 2008
- update to 1.1:
  * the short name of the option "--dictionary-size" has been changed to "-s"
  * the short name of the option "--match-length" has been changed to "-m"
  * some user messages have been improved
* Tue Oct 14 2008
- update to 1.0:
  * small changes have been made to the documentation and user messages
* Wed Oct 01 2008
- update to 0.5:
  * decompression speed has been improved by 1%
* Wed Sep 24 2008
- update to 0.4:
  * this release regains the compression ratio of version 0.2 with a speed
    that is a 5% faster
  * a compilation problem on systems where "size_t" is different from
    "unsigned int" has been fixed
* Mon Sep 15 2008
- new package
Version: 1.20-bp150.2.4
* Mon Mar 05 2018
- Update to new upstream release 1.20
  * The option "--loose-trailing" has been added.
  * The test used by clzip to discriminate trailing data from a
    corrupt header in multimember or concatenated files has been
    improved to a Hamming distance of 3.
  * The "-S" option now keeps input files unchanged.
* Tue Jan 23 2018
- Update to version 1.19
  * The option '-l, --list' has been ported from lziprecover.
  * Don't allow mixing different operations (-d, -l or -t).
  * Compression time of option '-0' has been slightly reduced.
  * Decompression time has been reduced by 2%.
  * Continue testing if any input file is a terminal.
  * Show trailing data in both hexadecimal and ASCII.
  * (Matchfinder_base): Verify size passed to new.
  * Improve detection of bad dict and trailing data.
  * lzip.h: Unified messages for bad magic, trailing data, etc.
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