bzip2: A file compression utility1

bzip2 compresses files using the Burrows-Wheeler blocksorting text compression algorithm, and Huffman coding. Compression is generally considerably better than that achieved by more conventional LZ77/LZ78-based compressors, and approaches the performance of the PPM family of statistical compressors.

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Author: Julian Seward <jseward [at] acm [dot] org>
Maintainer: Rene Rebe <rene [at] t2-project [dot] org>

License: GPL
Status: Stable
Version: 1.0.8

Remark: Does cross compile (as setup and patched in T2).
Remark: Dietlibc compatible.

Download: bzip2-1.0.8.tar.gz

T2 source: bzip2.cache
T2 source: bzip2.conf
T2 source: bzip2.desc
T2 source:
T2 source: hotfix-destdir.patch
T2 source: hotfix-makefile.patch

Build time (on reference hardware): 2% (relative to binutils)2

Installed size (on reference hardware): 2.56 MB, 35 files

Dependencies (build time detected): 00-dirtree bash binutils coreutils diffutils findutils gawk grep gzip linux-header make patch sed tar

Installed files (on reference hardware): [show]

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2) Compatible with Linux From Scratch's "Standard Build Unit" (SBU).