Re: Unrar package ?
Alex Malinovich wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-09-16 at 01:28 +0200, Jean-Christophe Montigny wrote:
>>I just wanted to install the unrar package, but it didn't work... After
>>looking at my 32bits sarge systems i found out the unrar package does
>>exist, but it isn't available on amd64, i guess there's a problem
>>compiling it on a 64 bits platform. I just wanted confirmation...
>>So my next question is, is there a repository somewhere that lists
>>non-compiled (or uncompilable) packages ? And/or a place where you can
>>tell if you ever tried to make a 64 bits sarge package and succeeded ?
>>Or do you need to contact the package manager directly?
> I'm not sure if it's available in Sarge (I use amd64 Sid), but there is
> the unrar-free package. It doesn't handle RAR 3.0 files however. If you
> need to handle newer RAR files you'll need to get the free (as in beer)
> proprietary, binary-only unrar utility from www.rarlabs.com. They do
> have a native amd64 version that works fine on my system available for
> download there. Look on the "Extras" page to find it. (It is NOT on the
> Downloads page, that is the 32-bit shareware version of the full RAR
There is also a non-free Debian packaging of the 3.5.2 version from
rarlab.com. You should be able to "apt-get source unrar" and fetch
this version if you have an non-free URL in your APT sources.list.