Bug 91995

Summary: RFE: Newer version (1.3.5) of gzip is available
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Peter van Egdom <p.van.egdom>
Component: gzipAssignee: Tomas Mraz <tmraz>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Ben Levenson <benl>
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Priority: medium    
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OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: gzip-1.3.5-1 Doc Type: Enhancement
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Description Peter van Egdom 2003-05-30 15:43:21 EDT
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Description of problem:

According to the site "ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/gzip" there's a newer version of
gzip available than the version in current (30 may 2003) Rawhide.

According to the documentation, these are the changes between these versions :

Major changes from 1.3.4 to 1.3.5
* gzip now removes any output symlink before writing output file.
* zgrep etc. scripts now port to POSIX 1003.1-2001 hosts.
* zforce no longer assumes 14-byte file name length limit.
* zless is now implemented using less and LESSOPEN, not zmore and
* assembly-language speedups reenabled; were mistakenly disabled in

Major changes from 1.3.3 to 1.3.4
* Less output is lost when decompressing a truncated file.
* The manual is now distributed under the terms of the GNU Free
  Documentation License.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Checkout current (30 may 2003) Rawhide.
2. Checkout "ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/gzip"

Actual Results: 
1. 1.3.3
2. 1.3.5

Expected Results:
1. 1.3.5
2. 1.3.5

Additional info:
Comment 1 Peter van Egdom 2004-06-10 18:50:40 EDT
Reassigning from "Red Hat Raw Hide" to "Fedora Core Development".