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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: atool-0.39.0-1

A new version of atool, 0.39.0-1, is available in the Cygwin distribution.
This is a new upstream release, that adds support for plzip, lbzip2, and
pigz compression.  You can read the upstream changelog at

atool is a script for managing file archives of various types (tar,
tar+gzip, zip, bzip2, rar, 7zip, ...).  atool is called under several

* aunpack extracts files from an archive. It overcomes the dreaded
"multiple files in archive root" problem by first extracting to a
unique subdirectory, and then moving back the files if possible.
aunpack also prevents local files from being overwritten by mistake.

* apack creates archives.

* als lists files in archives.

* acat extracts files to standard out.

* adiff generates a diff between archives.

* arepack converts between archive formats.

Home page:
License:   GPL

Andrew E. Schulman


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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