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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: p7zip-9.20.1-1

p7zip is the Unix port of 7-Zip, a file archiver that archives
with very high compression ratios.

p7zip provides /usr/bin/7zr, a standalone minimal version of the
7-zip tool that only handles 7z archives. It also provides
/usr/bin/7za, a statically-linked application that supports packing
and unpacking 7z, zip, gzip, bzip2, and tar archives.  Additionally,
it provides /usr/bin/7z, a module-based application that supports
the full set of 7-zip compression formats:
  pack/unpack: 7z, zip, gzip, bzip2, xz, tar, wim
  unpacking:   arj, cab, chm, cpio, deb, dmg, hfs, lzh, lzma, xar, z
               installer formats: nsis, deb, rpm, msi
               filesystem images: cramfs, squashfs, udf, iso, ntfs,
                                  fat, vhd, mbr

RAR unpacking support is NOT provided, as the UnRAR license not
OSI-approved and is incompatible with cygwin. You are free to download
the source package and rebuild p7zip *for your own personal use* as
long as you do not distribute the resulting binary, if you need RAR
unpacking support.

[[ compiled using gcc-4.3.4-4 and g++-4.3.4-4 ]]

This is a feature release update to the latest upstream source.

CHANGES (since 9.04-10)
* updaste to latest release
* compile using gcc/g++ 4.3.4
  = now depends on libgcc1 and libstdc++6.
* Notable upstream changes:
  = From Windows version of 7-zip
    - 7-Zip now supports LZMA2 compression method.
    - 7-Zip now can update solid .7z archives.
    - 7-Zip now supports XZ archives.
    - 7-Zip now supports PPMd compression in ZIP archives.
    - 7-Zip now can unpack NTFS, FAT, VHD, MBR, APM, SquashFS, CramFS, MSLZ archives.
    - 7-Zip now can unpack GZip, BZip2, LZMA, XZ and TAR archives from stdin.
    - 7-Zip now can unpack some TAR and ISO archives with incorrect headers.
    - 7-Zip now supports files that are larger than 8 GB in TAR archives.
    - NSIS and WIM support was improved.
    - Partial parsing for EXE resources, SWF and FLV.
    - The support for archives in installers was improved.
    - 7-Zip now can stores NTFS file timestamps to ZIP archives.
    - Speed optimizations in PPMd codec.
    - Speed optimizations in CRC calculation code for Intel's Atom CPUs.
    - New -scrc switch to calculate total CRC-32 during extracting / testing.
    - 7-Zip File Manager now doesn't use temp files to open nested archives stored without compression.
    - Disk fragmentation problem for ZIP archives created by 7-Zip was fixed.

Charles Wilson
volunteer p7zip maintainer for cygwin


To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link
on the web page.  This downloads setup.exe to
your system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.


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