F21 System Wide Change: lbzip2 as default bzip2 implementation

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Wed Apr 2 18:10:57 UTC 2014

On 02/04/14 18:24, Jaroslav Reznik wrote:

> == Detailed Description ==
> lbzip2 is an independent implementation of bzip2 compression tool. It provides
> interface strictly compatible with bzip2, but also adds several new features
> and improvements, such as:
> * multi-threaded operation for both compression and decompression, with almost
> linear scalability,

Does that mean that it creates multiple streams in the compressed file?

If it does then be aware that some bzip2 decoders (notable the Java one) 
will not be able to decompress the result.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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