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 compressor format in a Unix environment with the use of the LZMA2 compression algorithm. It’s a container for only one file, so it’s used in tandem with the tar format (tar.xz). The XZ Utils tool serves as the source program for development.