[Fsf-Debian] rar/unrar

John Sullivan johns at fsf.org
Thu Oct 18 16:49:24 UTC 2012

Paul Wise <pabs at debian.org> writes:

> On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 5:39 PM, John Sullivan wrote:
>> Which formats are those?
>> https://www.fsf.org/blogs/licensing/free-rarv3-extraction
>> I think this is the unar package in main.
>> If this doesn't cover new formats, FSF would like to know about it.
> Yes, unar is the command-line version of The Unarchiver and supports
> RAR v3. unrar-free is the older RAR decompressor that does not support
> RAR v3. Both are in Debian main, but the author of the RAR format is
> contesting the legitimacy of RAR support of unar/The Unarchiver.

Where is this contesting happening? 


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