bzip2 1.0.8 High-quality data compression program
bzip2 is a freely available, patent free (see below), high-quality data compressor. It typically compresses files to within 10% to 15% of the best available techniques (the PPM family of statistical compressors), whilst being around twice as fast at compression and six times faster at decompression.
- Website: https://web.archive.org/web/20180801004107/http://www.bzip.org/
- License: non-copyleft
- Package source: compression.scm
- Patches: None
- Builds: x86_64-linux, i686-linux, armhf-linux, aarch64-linux, i586-gnu, powerpc64le-linux