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p7zip (1)

Name

p7zip - zip file archiver with high compression ratio

Synopsis

p7zip [-d] [-h|--help] [--] [file...]
-h print this help
-d decompress file
-- treats  all  subsequent  arguments  as  file names, even if they
start with a dash

Description

p7zip(1)                    General Commands Manual                   p7zip(1)



NAME
       p7zip  -  Wrapper  on  7za, a 7-zip file archiver with high compression
       ratio

SYNOPSIS
       p7zip [-d] [-h|--help] [--] [file...]
           -h print this help
           -d decompress file
           -- treats  all  subsequent  arguments  as  file names, even if they
       start with a dash

DESCRIPTION
       7-Zip  is  a file archiver with the highest compression ratio. The pro-
       gram supports 7z (that implements  LZMA  compression  algorithm),  ZIP,
       CAB,  ARJ,  GZIP,  BZIP2,  TAR,  CPIO, RPM and DEB formats. Compression
       ratio in the new 7z format is 30-50% better than ratio in ZIP format.

       p7zip is a gzip-like CLI wrapper script for 7zip

FUNCTION LETTERS
       -d     Decompress file

       -h, --help
              Print usage

       --     Treats  all  subsequent  arguments  as  file names, even if they
              start with a dash


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | compress/p7zip   |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted      |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       7z(1), 7za(1), 7zr(1), bzip2(1), gzip(1), zip(1)

AUTHOR
       Written for Debian by Mohammed Adnene Trojette.



NOTES
       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source      was      downloaded      from      http://downloads.source-
       forge.net/p7zip/p7zip_16.02_src_all.tar.bz2

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://p7zip.sourceforge.net/.



Mohammed Adnene Trojette        October 31 2004                       p7zip(1)