p7zip 9.38.1 released

p7zip 9.38.1 recently released, is a quick port of 7z.exe and 7za.exe (command line version of 7zip) for Unix. 7-Zip is a file archiver with highest compression ratio. Since 4.10, p7zip (like 7-zip) supports little-endian and big-endian machines.


p7zip 9.38.1 changelog

  • p7zip crashes while moving memory in MoveItems
  • fixes “7z with unicode file name with surrogate pair is not handled well in Linux”
  • password from commanline is visible in processes list
  • Now the characters of the password are replaced with *
  • If you extract the password with # program crashes
  • 7z now supports long password in RAR 3 and 4
  • Install p7zip 9.38.1 on Ubuntu OS

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:anton50489/stable-up
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install p7zip
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