jzip - Text mode interpreter for Z-Code adventures

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name jzip
Package version 210r20001005d
Package release 3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 150 B
Download size 50.62 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
This package provides the jzip Z-Code interpreter required to run
Infocom or Inform-generated text adventures, although the format can
be used for more than games. It is based on the zip interpreter sources
and adapted by John D. Holder <jholder@frii.com>.
The ckifzs program, for checking the basic structure of save files
against the QUETZAL standard, is also included, as is the jzexe
program to create a standalone executable by gluing a Z-code file to


Package Version Architecture Repository
jzip_210r20001005d-3_i386.deb 210r20001005d i386 Debian Main
jzip - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libtinfo5 -
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Name Value
zcode-interpreter -


Type URL
Binary Package jzip_210r20001005d-3_amd64.deb
Source Package jzip

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install jzip deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install jzip




2013-08-17 - tony mancill <tmancill@debian.org>
jzip (210r20001005d-3) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer. (Closes: #487961)
* Rework debian/rules for dh and to pass LDFLAGS.
* Update Standards-Version to 3.9.4. 
* Add Vcs- fields; packaging repo is now collab-maint.
2012-03-25 - Niko Tyni <ntyni@debian.org>
jzip (210r20001005d-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Adapt to zlib gzFile changes. (Closes: #664931)
2009-11-08 - Niko Tyni <ntyni@debian.org>
jzip (210r20001005d-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch to the new source package format 3.0 (quilt).
+ no longer package the upstream zip file in the orig.tar.gz.
(Closes: #485171)
+ needs an incremented upstream version
+ use bzip2 as the compression method
+ remove the now unnecessary quilt dependency
* Upgrade to Standards-Version 3.8.3.
+ support DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=parallel=x.
* Upgrade to debhelper compatibility level 7.
2007-12-08 - Niko Tyni <ntyni@debian.org>
jzip (210r20001005-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Change the maintainer email address.
* Update inter-target dependencies in debian/rules for parallel builds.
* debian/patches/ckifzs-output: add a missing newline in the output.
Thanks to Drake Wilson for the patch.(Closes: #454480)
* Mention ckifzs and jzexe in the package long description.
Thanks again to Drake Wilson. (Closes: #454481)
* Upgrade to Standards-Version 3.7.3. No changes needed.
* Add the Homepage field in debian/control.
2006-07-27 - Niko Tyni <ntyni@iki.fi>
jzip (210r20001005-1) unstable; urgency=low
* "New" upstream version.
* Acknowledge NMU. (Closes: #359433)
+ debian/postinst: remove the /usr/doc/jzip symlink deletion code,
as that was already properly in the 202b19981014-3.1 prerm.
* New maintainer. (Closes: #377871)
* Repackage upstream source, as it's only available in zip format.
+ Add README.Debian-source documenting the repackaging.
+ Add unzip to Build-Depends.
* Use quilt for patch management.
* Rewrite debian/rules.
* Upgrade to debhelper compatibility level 5.
* Add zlib1g-dev to Build-Depends.
* Update debian/copyright.
* debian/patches:
+ standalone-unsigned-char:
make standalone games work by fixing erroneous offset calculation.
+ if-archive: make URLs point to the correct IF-archive location.
* Remove uninformative README.Debian.
2006-07-16 - Amaya Rodrigo Sastre <amaya@debian.org>
jzip (202b19981014-3.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Get rid of the /usr/doc link in postinst (Closes: #359433).
* Revamped packaging a bit
2001-12-05 - Michael Stroucken (Debian Development) <stroucki@debian.org>
jzip (202b19981014-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Added libncurses5-dev to build-depends (Closes: #122483)
2001-11-29 - Michael Stroucken (Debian Development) <stroucki@debian.org>
jzip (202b19981014-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Missed reference to jzip.exe, changed to jzip (Closes: #118753)
* assorted cleanups
* went to standards
2000-04-20 - Michael Stroucken (Debian Development) <stroucki@debian.org>
jzip (202b19981014-2.1) frozen unstable; urgency=low
* made available to potato again 
2000-04-18 - Michael Stroucken (Debian Development) <stroucki@debian.org>
jzip (202b19981014-2) unstable; urgency=low
* went to standards 3.0.1
* changed man page path from /usr/man to /usr/share/man (Thx to Jeff Licquia + Matej Vela)

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