|0.1.0||May 27, 2023|
#138 in Compression
A command-line application for decompressing files compressed with Einar Saukas' ZX0 compression format.
Normally, you use the ZX0 format to save space on 8 bit platforms like the ZX Spectrum. You compress the data on a modern computer, and use a decompressor implemented in assembly language on the target platform.
For some use cases, like build tools and other utilities, it may still be useful to have a decompressor on your workstation. There is already a command-line decompressor written in C but as I wanted a Rust library I also implemented an application while I was at it.
You need a working Rust environment, which you can install with Rustup.
The command-line application is named
Install it by cloning this repo,
cd into it and run:
cargo install --path cli
You can get help with the command
Usage: zx0dec [OPTIONS] <INPUT> <OUTPUT> Arguments: <INPUT> Compressed file to read from <OUTPUT> File to write the decompressed data to Options: -c, --classic Treat input as old (v1) file format -m, --max-output-size <SIZE> Maximum number of decompressed bytes to write -h, --help Print help
Usage as a library