F21 System Wide Change: lbzip2 as default bzip2 implementation

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Wed Apr 2 18:42:52 UTC 2014

On 02/04/14 19:22, Mikolaj Izdebski wrote:

> lbzip2 creates only *one* stream per compressed file, even when using
> multiple threads.  Such files can be decompressed with all versions of
> bzip2, libbz2 and other tools, such as Apache Commons Compress.
> This is a difference between lbzip2 and pbzip2, which creates multiple
> streams.  Files created with pbzip2 cannot be decompressed by some
> software, such as libbzip2 (all versions), bzip2 older than version
> 0.9.0, Apache Commons Compress.

That's great then. I was aware that this was an issue with pbzip2 and 
wanted to make sure it wasn't a problem here.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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