5.16. Gzip-1.3.5

The Gzip package contains programs for compressing and decompressing files.

Approximate build time: 0.1 SBU
Required disk space: 2.2 MB
Installation depends on: Bash, Binutils, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Glibc, Grep, Make, and Sed

5.16.1. Installation of Gzip

Prepare Gzip for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/tools

Compile the package:


This package does not come with a test suite.

Install the package:

make install

Details on this package are located in Section 6.46.2, “Contents of Gzip.”