This archive format is used as an installation packet in the Unix operating system for updating, querying, checking, deleting and installing software products. The RPM archive is a database that is comprised of a single base of program packets and a large number of small databases. The system can store information about packet modifications, deletions and installations.
This is a file compression format based on the LZMA algorithm with the Unix interface. It includes 32-bit CRC checksum support for checking file integrity. It’s created with the help of the l-zip tool and the TAR container combines several files into one archive that’s placed in a tar.lz compressed file.