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14.2 > System > pigz (2.4)

pigz, which stands for Parallel Implementation of GZip, is a fully functional
replacement for gzip that utilizes multiple processors and CPU cores when
compressing data. pigz was written by Mark Adler, and uses zlib and pthread

Maintained by: Dominik Drobek
Keywords: parallel gzip
ChangeLog: pigz


Source Downloads:
pigz-2.4.tar.gz (def2f6e19d9d8231445adc1349d346df)

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

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 14.2

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