License for use and distribution
7-Zip Copyright (C) 1999-2021 Igor Pavlov.
The licenses for files are:
- The "GNU LGPL" as main license for most of the code
- The "GNU LGPL" with "unRAR license restriction" for some code
- The "BSD 3-clause License" for some code
2) All other files: the "GNU LGPL".
Redistributions in binary form must reproduce related license information from this file.
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GNU LGPL information
This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public
License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either
version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU
Lesser General Public License for more details.
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BSD 3-clause License
The "BSD 3-clause License" is used for the code in 7z.dll that implements LZFSE data decompression.
That code was derived from the code in the "LZFSE compression library" developed by Apple Inc,
that also uses the "BSD 3-clause License":
Copyright (c) 2015-2016, Apple Inc. All rights reserved.
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer
in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
3. Neither the name of the copyright holder(s) nor the names of any contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived
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unRAR license restriction
The decompression engine for RAR archives was developed using source
code of unRAR program.
All copyrights to original unRAR code are owned by Alexander Roshal.
The license for original unRAR code has the following restriction:
The unRAR sources cannot be used to re-create the RAR compression algorithm,
which is proprietary. Distribution of modified unRAR sources in separate form
or as a part of other software is permitted, provided that it is clearly
stated in the documentation and source comments that the code may
not be used to develop a RAR (WinRAR) compatible archiver.