Re: GZip{In,Out}putStream in GIO?

On Mon, 03 Aug 2009 11:37:53 +0200, Steve Frécinaux wrote:

> I mean, zip, 7z, and rar are archiving format who store files in a 
> compressed fashion (kind of like a tar of gzipped files) so rather than 
> just having a "stream" you need to have some support for archives there, 
> and not just the compression part like gzip or bzip2...

7zip's LZMA algorithm is implemented in xz-utils (previously called
lzma-utils) in the same way as gzip and bzip2 work. Also, 7-zip itself can
be used (with some limitations) in streamed mode on *nix.

< Jernej Simončič ><><><><>< >

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