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5.18. Gzip-1.3.5

The Gzip package contains programs for compressing and decompressing files.

Approximate build time: 0.1 SBU

Required disk space: 2.6 MB

Gzip installation depends on: Bash, Binutils, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Glibc, Grep, Make, and Sed

5.18.1. Installation of Gzip

Prepare Gzip for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/tools

Compile the package:


This package does not come with a test suite.

Install the package:

make install

Details on this package are located in Section 6.46.2, “Contents of Gzip.”