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Group :: Archiving/Compression
Source RPM: bzip2
Current version: 1:1.0.6-alt3.M60C.2
Built: about 4 years ago
Size: 669 KB
Repocop status: skip
Home page:

License: BSD-style
Summary: Extremely powerful file compression utility

bzip2 is a freely available, patent-free, high quality data compressor.

bzip2 compresses files using the Burrows-Wheeler block sorting text
compression algorithm and Huffman coding. Compression is generally
considerably better than that achieved by more conventional
LZ77/LZ78-based compressors (such as gzip), and approaches the
performance of the PPM family of statistical compressors. bzip2 is
by far not the fastest compression utility, but it does strike a
balance between speed and compression capability.

The command-line options are deliberately very similar to those of
GNU Gzip, but they are not identical.

List of contributors:

List of rpms provided by this srpm:
  • bzip2
  • bzip2-debuginfo
  • bzip2-doc
  • bzlib
  • bzlib-debuginfo
  • bzlib-devel
  • bzlib-devel-static
Recent changes (last three changelog entries):

2017-02-16 Mikhail Efremov 1:1.0.6-alt3.M60C.2

    - Fixed changelog entry.
    - Fixed CVE-2016-3189.

2012-04-04 Vitaly Kuznetsov 1:1.0.6-alt3.M60C.1

    - Rebuild for C6

2011-02-19 Alexey Tourbin 1:1.0.6-alt3

    - Disabled symbol versioning.
The Geyser project is based on code from Prometheus2.0, which had been made available under the MIT License.