lzop - fast compression program

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name lzop
Package version 1.03
Package release 3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 112 B
Download size 43.71 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
lzop is a compressor similar to gzip.  Its main advantages over gzip are
much higher compression and decompression speed.  lzop was designed with
the following goals in mind:
1) reliability
2) speed (both compression and decompression)
3) reasonable drop-in compatibility with gzip
4) portability


Package Version Architecture Repository
lzop_1.03-3_i386.deb 1.03 i386 Debian Main
lzop - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
liblzo2-2 -


Type URL
Binary Package lzop_1.03-3_amd64.deb
Source Package lzop

Install Howto

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




2011-11-08 - Peter Eisentraut <petere@debian.org>
lzop (1.03-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Remove extra tight dependencies on liblzo; they are not needed anymore
2011-07-06 - Peter Eisentraut <petere@debian.org>
lzop (1.03-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Updated dependencies for new lzo version
* Updated standards version
2011-02-26 - Peter Eisentraut <petere@debian.org>
lzop (1.03-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (closes: #610733)
* Updated dependencies for new lzo version (closes: #614217)
* Changed source format to 3.0 (quilt)
* Removed redundant section fields
* Pointed copyright to non-symlinked version of GPL file
* Updated standards version
* Added upstream contact email in debian/copyright (closes: #520679)
2008-05-06 - Peter Eisentraut <petere@debian.org>
lzop (1.02~rc1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Updated standards version
* Added Homepage control field
* Changed to debhelper level 6; allows use of dh_lintian
* Updated build dependencies for new lzo2 version
* Uploaded to unstable, to advance transition to lzo2
2007-06-16 - Peter Eisentraut <petere@debian.org>
lzop (1.02~rc1-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release candidate
* Now built against lzo2
* Updated watch file for release candidates
* Updated standards version
2006-01-23 - Peter Eisentraut <petere@debian.org>
lzop (1.01-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Changed maintainer address
* Updated standards version
* Changed build system to CDBS
* Changed to debhelper level 5
2004-09-30 - Peter Eisentraut <peter_e@gmx.net>
lzop (1.01-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Tightened dependencies, because lzop does a run-time check requiring
the exact library version that it was compiled with (closes: #273948)
* Added lintian override because of the above
2004-09-17 - Peter Eisentraut <peter_e@gmx.net>
lzop (1.01-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* New maintainer (closes: #265727)
* Used DESTDIR for installation, so files get installed properly under
/usr (closes: #231310)
* Removed content-free README.debian
* Completed copyright information
* Revised descriptions
* Added watch file
* Removed redundant documentation that just copied the man page.
* NEWS now installed as changelog
* Forced LFS compilation flags onto the command line (closes: #200334)
* Updated rules to debhelper 4 conventions
* Updated standards version
2003-06-08 - Paolo Molaro <lupus@debian.org>
lzop (1.01-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (big file support included: closes: bug#196593).
* Better formatting of description (closes: bug#129488).
* The tarball no longer includes dubious copyrighted code (closes: bug#131733).
* New upstream package builds fine with gcc-3.3 (closes: bug#195155).
* --no-stdin should not be necessary any longer (closes: bug#91225).
2001-06-30 - Paolo Molaro <lupus@debian.org>
lzop (1.00-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Update config.sub config.guess to allow for new archs.
* Add build-depends (Closes: bug#102278).
* Rebuilt with new debhelper (Closes: bug#91206, #91573).

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