[Fsf-Debian] rar/unrar

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Wed Oct 17 23:53:06 UTC 2012

 On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 7:50 AM, Paul Wise wrote:

> Are you talking about unar or unrar-free? The latter doesn't even
> support current versions of the RAR format, these days it is not
> useful. The former supports current versions of the RAR format but the
> creators of the RAR format dispute that the unar author has done
> proper clean-room reverse engineering and that he may have included or
> looked at parts of their release but non-free source code.

This issue is preventing clamav folks from using unar code




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