gzip - GNU compression utilities

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename gzip_1.9-3+b1_amd64.deb
Package name gzip
Package version 1.9
Package release 3+b1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category implemented-in::c interface::commandline role::program scope::utility suite::gnu use::compressing utils works-with::archive works-with::file
Homepage https://www.gnu.org/software/gzip/
License -
Maintainer Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
Download size 125.50 KB
Installed size 244.00 KB


Package Version Architecture Repository
gzip_1.9-3_i386.deb 1.9 i386 Debian Main
gzip - - -


Name Value
dpkg >= 1.15.4
install-info -
libc6 >= 2.17


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package gzip_1.9-3+b1_amd64.deb
Source Package gzip

Install Howto

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




2019-01-05 - Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
gzip (1.9-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* move canonical packaging repo to salsa.debian.org
* merge two existing NMUs
* deliver NEWS file, closes: #908507
2018-12-28 - Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>
gzip (1.9-2.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
[ Niels Thykier ]
* Cherry-pick patch from gnulib upstream to make gzip build
with glibc/2.28.  (Closes: #915150)
* Declare that gzip does not need (fake)root for building the
* Add patch to remove incorrect -Wabi as -Wabi should always
take a parameter (e.g. -Wabi=11) and it fails with -Werror=abi.
* Add a patch to remove -Werror(=...) as it trips on some gnulib
* Include autopkgtest based on the version by Steve Langasek for
* Remove fallback code to use dh_clean -k.
* Remove usage of deprecated -s parameter for debhelper commands
(replacing them with "-a").
* Add a Homepage field.  Thanks to Jakub Wilk for the suggestion.
(Closes: #888619)
* Remove empty lintian override directory.
[ Andreas Henriksson ]
* Set GREP=grep during configure, otherwise zgrep embeds the full
path. (Closes: #914907)
2018-09-29 - Andreas Henriksson <andreas@fatal.se>
gzip (1.9-2.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Disable usage of assembler code (Closes: #890279)
- this affects i386, m68k and ia64 (and gets rid of textrels
on atleast i386, thanks to Andreas Pommer for testing).
- fedora claims gcc generates more optimized code anyway.
- supposedly this also fixes gzip generating different results
on ia64, thanks to Jason Duerstock for pointing it out.
(Closes: #688958)
2018-08-05 - Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
gzip (1.9-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* move to upstream's less-ugly fix for mingw compilation failure
2018-07-29 - Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
gzip (1.9-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* new upstream version, closes: #855839
* patch from Ben Wong that fixes zgrep failure on filenames starting with
'binary' due to missing dashes in an option detection pattern match,
closes: #854878
* update to policy 4.1.5, including use of https in vcs entries
* patch gzip.c to work around mingw compiliation failure
* use optional priority for gzip-win32 now that extra is deprecated
* use architecture.mk instead of setting ARCH vars by hand in rules
* update build dependencies for debhelper compat level 11
2017-02-24 - Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
gzip (1.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream version, closes: #855839
2016-03-14 - Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
gzip (1.6-5) unstable; urgency=low
* stop including date in manual to enable reproducible builds, 
closes: #794011
2014-09-26 - Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
gzip (1.6-4) unstable; urgency=low
* fix typo in man page, closes: #738546
* specify /bin/sh as shell for wrapper scripts, closes: #762915
2013-12-25 - Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
gzip (1.6-3) unstable; urgency=low
* add a comment to the lintian overrides explaining them
* updated rsyncable patch from Alexander Inyukhin, closesL #708423
* never include dir.gz in package, closes: #720917
2013-08-17 - Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
gzip (1.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
* patch to update included gnulib for mingw-w64 changes, closes: #713950

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