6.29. XZ Utils-5.2.3

The XZ Utils package contains programs for compressing and decompressing files. Compressing text files with XZ Utils yields a much better compression percentage than with the traditional gzip.

6.29.1. Installation of XZ Utils

Prepare XZ Utils for compilation:

./configure \
    --prefix=/tools \
    --build=${CLFS_HOST} \
    --host=${CLFS_TARGET} \

Compile the package:


Install the package:

make install

Details on this package are located in Section 10.80.2, “Contents of XZ Utils.”