Binary package “libzip-dev” in ubuntu cosmic

library for reading, creating, and modifying zip archives (development)

 libzip is a C library for reading, creating, and modifying zip archives. Files
 can be added from data buffers, files, or compressed data copied directly from
 other zip archives. Changes made without closing the archive can be reverted.
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 This package contains the static libraries and headers for developing
 applications that use the libzip library API.