bzip2-doc - high-quality block-sorting file compressor - documentation

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Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Updates Main amd64
Package filename bzip2-doc_1.0.6-8.1ubuntu0.2_all.deb
Package name bzip2-doc
Package version 1.0.6
Package release 8.1ubuntu0.2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category doc
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 287.45 KB
Installed size 408.00 KB
bzip2 is a freely available, patent free, high-quality data compressor.
It typically compresses files to within 10% to 15% of the best available
techniques, whilst being around twice as fast at compression and six
times faster at decompression.
This package contains the bzip2 user manual.


Package Version Architecture Repository
bzip2-doc_1.0.6-8.1ubuntu0.2_all.deb 1.0.6 all Ubuntu Updates Main
bzip2-doc_1.0.6-8.1_all.deb 1.0.6 all Ubuntu Main
bzip2-doc_1.0.6-8.1_all.deb 1.0.6 all Ubuntu Main
bzip2-doc - - -


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dpkg >= 1.15.4
install-info -


Name Value
bzip2 << 1.0.4-0ubuntu2


Type URL
Binary Package bzip2-doc_1.0.6-8.1ubuntu0.2_all.deb
Source Package bzip2

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install bzip2-doc deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install bzip2-doc




2019-07-04 - Leonidas S. Barbosa <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-8.1ubuntu0.2) bionic-security; urgency=medium
* SECURITY REGRESSION: bzip2 update for CVE-2019-12900 causes some files raises
incorrect CRC error. (LP: #1834494)
- debian/patches/Accept-as-many-selectors-as-selectors*.patch
2019-06-24 - Leonidas S. Barbosa <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-8.1ubuntu0.1) bionic-security; urgency=medium
* SECURITY UPDATE: out-of-bounds write
- debian/patches/CVE-2019-12900.patch: make sure
nSelectors is not out of range in decompress.c.
- CVE-2019-12900
2017-01-29 - Ben Hutchings <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-8.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* bzip2recover: Fix potential use-after-free, Closes: #827744 (CVE-2016-3189)
2015-05-19 - Santiago Ruano Rincón <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* Remove Jorge Ernesto Guevara Cuenca from Uploaders, as agreed with him.
* Drop unused Build-Depends: gcc-multilib. Thanks to Helmut Grohne
<>. Closes: #778640
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6. No changes needed.
2014-07-31 - Santiago Ruano Rincón <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* d/control: Remove useless lib{32,64}bz2* transition fields
2014-07-27 - Santiago Ruano Rincón <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-6) unstable; urgency=low
[ Steve Langasek ]
* Convert packaging to dh(1). Closes: #754337
* Drop obsolete maintainer script which hasn't been needed for a decade.
* Refactor the build targets so that we can move texinfo to
[ Santiago Ruano Rincón ]
* d/rules: override dh_auto_clean to call make clean.
* libbz2-dev recommends bzip2-doc to fulfill the lack of specific
development documentation. Closes: #149953
* Remove lib{32,64}bz2-{1.0,dev} packages. No longer needed, we rely on
multiarch now. 
libbz2-{1.0,dev} conflict/replace/provide the removed
packages Closes: #736815
* d/ fix versionless GPL.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5. No changes needed.
* Add ${misc:Depends} to all binary packages' dependencies.
2013-08-13 - Santiago Ruano Rincón <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Adding watch file
* Updating rules clean rule.
* Updating Standards-Version to 3.9.4. No changes needed.
* Don't drink and upload release. Thanks to bubulle, habanero and 
all the Cheese and Wine orga team.
2012-07-27 - Santiago Ruano Rincón <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Updating 30-bzip2-harden.patch, hardening LDFLAGS was missing for Thanks to Simon Ruderich. Closes: #655164
2012-06-08 - Santiago Ruano Rincón <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Bumped bzip2 priority from optional to standard. Closes: #642657
2012-06-03 - Santiago Ruano Rincón <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Added 10-bzip2.1.patch to remove wrong black spaces in man page.
Thanks to Bjarni Ingi Gislason. Closes: #675380
* 30-bzip2-harden.patch to enable hardened build flags. Thanks to
Moritz Muehlenhoff. Closes: #655164

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