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Library for manipulating zip archives

'libzip' is a library for reading, creating, and modifying zip archives. Users can add files from data buffers, files, or compressed data copied directly from other zip archives, and can revert changes made without closing the archive.


User manpage available in HTML format from

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License:BSD 3ClauseJanet Casey14 July 2005

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 21 February 2018.


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