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13.37 > System > pigz (2.1.6)

pigz, which stands for parallel implementation of gzip, is a fully
functional replacement for gzip that exploits multiple processors and
multiple cores to the hilt when compressing data. pigz was written by
Mark Adler, and uses the zlib and pthread libraries.

Maintained by: Diogo Leal
Keywords: parallel gzip
ChangeLog: pigz


Source Downloads:
pigz-2.1.6.tar.gz (cbe9030c4be3d0ef2438ee5f8b169ca4)

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

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 13.37

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