pbzip2 - parallel bzip2 implementation

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name pbzip2
Package version 1.1.9
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 121 B
Download size 36.44 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
pbzip2 is a parallel implementation of the bzip2 block-sorting file
compressor that uses pthreads and achieves near-linear speedup on SMP
machines. The output of this version is fully compatible with bzip2
v1.0.2 (ie: anything compressed with pbzip2 can be decompressed with


Package Version Architecture Repository
pbzip2_1.1.9-1_amd64.deb 1.1.9 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
pbzip2 - - -


Name Value
libbz2-1.0 -
libc6 >= 2.4
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libstdc++6 >= 4.9


Type URL
Binary Package pbzip2_1.1.9-1_i386.deb
Source Package pbzip2

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install pbzip2 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install pbzip2




2014-09-09 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <anibal@debian.org>
pbzip2 (1.1.9-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 1.1.9.
Changes in 1.1.9 (Apr 13, 2014)
- Makefile refinements
- close redirected stdout on finish for better AFS/NFS support
(bug #1300876)
- Fix printf format vs actual type misalignments (#1236086)
* Standards-Version: 3.9.5.
* Use default compression for binary packages.
* Refresh patches.
2012-06-12 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <anibal@debian.org>
pbzip2 (1.1.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version 1.1.8
Changes in 1.1.8 (Jun 10, 2012)
- Fix of metadata unpreserved on empty files compress (bug #1011021)
Closes: #658239
2012-06-10 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <anibal@debian.org>
pbzip2 (1.1.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release 1.1.7
Changes in 1.1.7 (Dec 11, 2011)
- Fixed refusal to write to stdout on -dc from stdin (bug #886628)
Closes: #647700
- Fixed occasional failure on decompress with --ignore-trailing-garbage=1 
with multiple bad blocks in the archive (bug #886625)
Closes: #647702
* Standards version is 3.9.3
* DH compatibility level is 9
* Use hardening options
* Update debian/watch
2011-11-29 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <anibal@debian.org>
pbzip2 (1.1.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version 1.1.6
Changes in 1.1.6 (Oct 30, 2011)
- Fixed bug - deadlock due to unsynchronized broadcasts (bug #876686)
- Prevent deletion of input files on error (bug #874543)
Closes: 638632
- Document how to compress/decompress from standard input (bug #820525)
- Added more detailed kernel error messages (bug #874605)
- Error-handling fixes for multi-archive scenarios (bug #883782)
2011-07-20 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <anibal@debian.org>
pbzip2 (1.1.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream
v1.1.5 (Jul 16, 2011)
- Fixed excessive output permissions while compress/decompress is in
progress (bug #807536)
Closes: 633087

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