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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
       Source  code  for open source software components in Oracle Solaris can
       be found at https://www.oracle.com/downloads/opensource/solaris-source-
       code-downloads.html.

       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)