RFS: jzip -- Text mode interpreter for Z-Code adventures
I am looking for a sponsor for the new version 210r20001005-1 of the
package "jzip", a text mode interpreter for Z-Code adventures. It was
recently orphaned (see #377871), and I'm adopting it and updating to a
"new" upstream version from the year 2000. Although upstream development
has stopped, the program is working well and I'd like to keep it in
Although frotz is generally regarded as the better text-mode zcode
interpreter, jzip is the other "big" one. It has one advantage over frotz:
it can combine the interpreter and a zcode game into one standalone
executable. The packages share the 'zcode-interpreter' alternative along
The package is lintian clean. The upstream source is only available
in zip (the compression :) format, so I had to repackage the source
so that the orig.tar.gz only contains the pristine zip file.
The recommended README.Debian-source file and 'get-orig-source'
debian/rules target are provided, of course. Patches to the upstream
source are managed with quilt.
The upload would fix these bugs: 359433, 377871
The package can be found at
I would be glad if someone uploaded this package for me.
Niko Tyni email@example.com