Package Details: j7z 1.4.1-1

Git Clone URL: (read-only)
Package Base: j7z
Description: An alternative 7-Zip GUI
Upstream URL:
Licenses: LGPL3
Conflicts: k7z, q7z
Replaces: k7z, q7z
Submitter: Xavion
Maintainer: Xavion
Last Packager: Xavion
Votes: 74
Popularity: 0.195606
First Submitted: 2011-02-17 05:21
Last Updated: 2017-10-01 01:15

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ranger commented on 2015-01-28 17:39

Why the new version tries to run
pacman -R --noconfirm
inside fakeroot and also tries to remove icons and other files from /usr/share/ and /usr/bin?

Xavion commented on 2013-02-05 20:30

Thanks for letting me know about this. I've updated the location of the JDK profile script.

yetAnotherZero commented on 2013-02-05 19:02

FYI: I had to modify the PKGBUILD to use /etc/profile.d/ since I use jdk instead of jre

Xavion commented on 2012-12-21 03:45

I have removed most custom variables. I have changed the URL as requested.

Det commented on 2012-12-18 08:05

Love that defense. "It's just nitpicking to me".

Xavion commented on 2012-12-18 08:02

What's wrong with writing 'cute' PKGBUILDs? Why do you want those variables changed? Why do you want the URL changed as well? None of this makes any sense to me. It looks like you're quite clearly nitpicking.

keenerd commented on 2012-12-17 17:25

Please do not be so cute with your pkgbuilds. Specifically, realname, oldname, oldername.

Please change the URL to

Xavion commented on 2011-07-21 21:59

I do remember modifying this section of the code while testing J7Z. It didn't behave as expected, due to an inconsistency in the P7Zip application.

I think the "Self-Extracting Executable" option was creating a Windows GUI extractor in Linux, so I changed it to create a Linux CLI extractor instead.

schivmeister commented on 2011-07-21 18:32

Yes, I thought something was amiss in the packaging since I recall making an exe with q7z before. Turns out it's not (and I probably made a Linux binary instead with the exe extension).

Xavion commented on 2011-07-21 06:55

Since this issue isn't related to the packaging of J7Z, it's better to contact me via the 'Feedback' links in its 'Help' menu.