LHARK is an LZH-compatible archiving software with a new compression method that is faster and more efficient
(makes smaller archives).
There are two LHARK modes. The first one (known as
LHARK-A) has a set of commands and options that is slightly different from
LHA. The second mode (LHARK-B) has a set of commands and options that is compatible with
LHARK generates archive file headers that are compatible with
LHA. Any archive created by LHARK can be operated on by
LHA and LHARK can operate on any archive create by
LHARK can generate compressed files using the "-lh5-" method compatible with
LHA and can be decompressed by LHA. The default compression method used by LHARK ("-lh7-") is new and cannot be decompressed by
LHARK can decompress files made by LHA
using "-lh4-", "-lh5-" and "-lh6-" methods.