p7zip-9.20.1

Introduction to p7zip

p7zip is the Unix command-line port of 7-Zip, a file archiver that archives with high compression ratios. It handles 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2, XZ, TAR, APM, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DEB, DMG, FAT, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, LZMA2, MBR, MSI, MSLZ, NSIS, NTFS, RAR RPM, SquashFS, UDF, VHD, WIM, XAR and Z formats.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 systemd platform.

Package Information

p7zip Dependencies

Optional

wxWidgets

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/p7zip

Installation of p7zip

Install p7zip by running the following commands:

sed -i -e 's/chmod 555/chmod 755/' -e 's/chmod 444/chmod 644/' install.sh &&
make all3

To test the results, issue: make test.

Now, as the root user:

make DEST_HOME=/usr \
     DEST_MAN=/usr/share/man \
     DEST_SHARE_DOC=/usr/share/doc/p7zip-9.20.1 install

Contents

Installed Programs: 7z, 7za, and 7zr
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: /usr/lib/p7zip and /usr/share/doc/p7zip-9.20.1

Short Descriptions

7z

is a file archiver utility.

7za

is a stand-alone executable handling less archive formats than 7z.

7zr

is a minimal version of 7za that handles only 7z archives.

Last updated on 2014-08-25 19:54:44 +0000