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side-by-side code changes reports for "NEWS": 1.22-rc3_vs_1.22
1 Changes in version 1.22:
3 Lzip now reports an error if a file name is empty (lzip -t "").
5 Option '-o, --output' now behaves like '-c, --stdout', but sending the
6 output unconditionally to a file instead of to standard output. See the new
7 description of '-o' in the manual. This change is backwards compatible only
8 when (de)compressing from standard input alone. Therefore commands like:
9 lzip -o foo.lz - bar < foo
10 must now be split into:
11 lzip -o foo.lz - < foo
12 lzip bar
13 or rewritten as:
14 lzip - bar < foo > foo.lz
16 When using '-c' or '-o', lzip now checks whether the output is a terminal
17 only once.
19 Lzip now does not even open the output file if the input file is a terminal.
21 Lzip can now be built, tested, and installed on systems lacking a 'make'
22 program. (Feature suggested by Mohammad Akhlaghi).
24 The words 'decompressed' and 'compressed' have been replaced with the
25 shorter 'out' and 'in' in the verbose output when decompressing or testing.
27 Option '--list' now reports corruption or truncation of the last header in a
28 multimenber file specifically instead of showing the generic message "Last
29 member in input file is truncated or corrupt."
31 The commands needed to extract files from a tar.lz archive have been
32 documented in the manual, in the output of '--help', and in the man page.
34 Plzip and tarlz are mentioned in the manual as alternatives for
37 Several fixes and improvements have been made to the manual.
39 9 new test files have been added to the testsuite.