7-Zip / Bzip2

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at sohara.org
Sun May 11 11:19:22 PDT 2008

On Sun, 11 May 2008 10:46:38 -0700
"Freddie Cash" <fjwcash at gmail.com> wrote:

> Compression algorithms are something that should be handled via an
> extendle library.  And the front-end apps (gzip, bzip2, 7z, etc)
> should just use that library to do the heavy lifting.
> Instead of pulling in another app, consider pulling in libarchive and
> friends from FreeBSD 6+, and then adding 7z support to that.

	libarchive is in DragonFly.

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