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Re: replicating package compression used by dpkg-deb

On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 06:50:53AM -0700, Ian Bruce wrote:

> It turns out that the zlib1g-dev package contains a program called
> "minigzip" in source form. This is what's needed; "minigzip -9"
> reproduces exactly the compression used by dpkg-deb, unlike regular
> gzip.

This may not produce identical results if the version of zlib used to
produce the package differs from that on your system.

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