Home page for gzip

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu May 25 20:15:39 PDT 2006


Chris Staub wrote:
> Currently, the book has www.gzip.org as the home page for gzip. I think 
> it should point to the gzip page on gnu.org - 
> http://www.gnu.org/software/gzip/. Gzip.org is clearly out-of-date (it 
> says the current version is 1.2.4 and references a "beta" version of 
> 1.3.3), and the gnu.org gzip page says to go to gzip.org only if you 
> need gzip for MSDOS, Windows or Mac.

Heh, check this out though.

 From gzip.org: "Last modification: July 27th, 2003".
 From gnu.org: "Updated: 6 May 2000"

And the version we use is what's stored on gnu's alpha mirror. The last 
release was 2002. ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/

All told, the information at gzip.org is probably the more correct, 
although, gnu.org has the advantage of not mentioning any "current" 
versions.

--
JH



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