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Parallel BZIP2 (PBZIP2) - Data Compression Software

PBZIP2 is a parallel implementation of the bzip2 block-sorting file
compressor that uses pthreads and achieves near-linear speedup on SMP
machines. The output of this version is fully compatible with bzip2 v1.0.2
or newer (ie: anything compressed with pbzip2 can be decompressed with

Maintained by: Erik Hanson
Keywords: parallel,compression,decompression
ChangeLog: pbzip2


Source Downloads:
pbzip2-1.1.2.tar.gz (1661d49b4aa37729ef5dde088fcf7bea)

Download SlackBuild:
pbzip2.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 13.1

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