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Release Notes: The new option "--output", which sends output to a file when reading from standard input, allowing the direct creation of multivolume compressed tar archives, has been added. The new options "--member-size" and "--volume-size" have been added. This version is able to read from non-regular files. Support for safe recovery of undamaged members from multi-member files has been added. Lziprecover, a member recoverer program, has been added to the distribution.

Release Notes: The new "--output" option was added, which sends output to a file when reading from standard input. This allows the direct creation of multivolume compressed tar archives. "testsuite/unzcrash.cc" now tests all 1-byte errors instead of only 1-bit errors.

Release Notes: The new option "--member-size", which produces multimember files, has been added. The new option "--volume-size", which splits the compressed output into several volume files, has been added. This version is able to read from some types of non-regular files if "--stdout" is specified.

Release Notes: This version produces version 1 files with support for safe recovery of undamaged members from multi-member files. Lziprecover, a member recovery program for lzip compressed files, has been added to the distribution.

Release Notes: This version automatically chooses the smallest possible dictionary size for each file during compression, saving memory during decompression. This version is able to decompress version 1 files that will be produced by lzip 1.4. Version 1 files include the size of the compressed data. This will facilitate safe recovery of undamaged members from multimember files.

Release Notes: This version automatically chooses the smallest possible dictionary size for each file during compression, saving memory during decompression. This version is able to decompress version 1 files that will be produced by lzip 1.4. Version 1 files include the size of the compressed data. This will facilitate safe recovery of undamaged members from multimember files.

Release Notes: This release compresses 15% faster but produces files that are 1% larger. The "--test" option now takes precedence over the "--stdout" option.

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