Sokolov Compression & gzcompat

From: Clint Wolff <>
Date: Thu Mar 14 22:04:17 2002

A veritable one man show is that Michael Sokolov...

I've got a version of his uncompress somewhere that runs on FreeBSD,
and the sources could be compiled on other *nixes...

Let me know if there is interest and I'll dig it up.


On Thu, 14 Mar 2002, Doc wrote:

> On Sat, 9 Mar 2002 wrote:
> > > I know about the *.Z != *.gz but I thought *.Z = *.Z ??
> > Read: and the other
> > pages about Quasijarus to get an impression about the personality of
> > Michael Sokolov, the Quasijarus maintainer. Mr. Sokolov is a bit,
> > uhhmmm, "difficult"...
> ^^^^^^^^^
> After reading that page, I nominate Jochen "ClassicCmp Diplomat-of-
> the-Year."
> So I've found several links discussing using NetBSD to convert the
> Quasijaran .Z to .gz, but none of them say _how_. How? It looks like I
> need to install BSD4.3-Quasijarus0a and build gzcompat so I can
> uncompress the archives and build a Quasijarus0a install tape....
> > Ahh, once the -Tahoe kernel is running it uses 7e1 on the console...
> Erk! I missed this on the first read. That might have been a
> show-stopper... Thanks.
> > VS? You mean there is GPX graphics board set in it? Nice. I have to
> > build a new bulkhead for the GPX in my MV III...
> Need info on the cable/bulkhead? I have them, but I'm saving it. The
> GPX board seems a lot more common than the cab kit, and I'll want it
> someday.
> Speaking of, I've sort of blindly assumed that "cab kit" is "cabinet
> connector kit" and refers to everything from the adapter board to the
> bulkhead plate and connector. Is that more-or-less accurate?
> Doc
Received on Thu Mar 14 2002 - 22:04:17 GMT

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