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       Lzip - data compressor based on the LZMA algorithm


       lzip [options] [files]


       Lzip - A data compressor based on the LZMA algorithm.


       -h, --help
              display this help and exit

       -V, --version
              output version information and exit

       -b, --member-size=<n>
              set member size limit in bytes

       -c, --stdout
              send output to standard output

       -d, --decompress

       -f, --force
              overwrite existing output files

       -k, --keep
              keep (don’t delete) input files

       -m, --match-length=<n>
              set match length limit in bytes [80]

       -o, --output=<file>
              if reading stdin, place the output into <file>

       -q, --quiet
              suppress all messages

       -s, --dictionary-size=<n>
              set dictionary size limit in bytes [8MiB]

       -S, --volume-size=<n>
              set volume size limit in bytes

       -t, --test
              test compressed file integrity

       -v, --verbose
              be verbose (a 2nd -v gives more)

       -1 .. -9
              set compression level [default 6]

       --fast alias for -1

       --best alias for -9

       If  no  file  names  are  given,  lzip  compresses or decompresses from
       standard input to standard  output.   Numbers  may  be  followed  by  a
       multiplier:  k = kB = 10^3 = 1000, Ki = KiB = 2^10 = 1024, M = 10^6, Mi
       = 2^20, G = 10^9, Gi = 2^30, etc...


       Report bugs to
       Lzip home page:


       Copyright © 2010 Antonio Diaz Diaz.  License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version  3
       or later <>
       This  is  free  software:  you  are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


       The full documentation for Lzip is maintained as a Texinfo manual.   If
       the  info  and  Lzip  programs are properly installed at your site, the

              info Lzip

       should give you access to the complete manual.