pbzip2 - parallel bzip2 implementation

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename pbzip2_1.1.9-1build1_amd64.deb
Package name pbzip2
Package version 1.1.9
Package release 1build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/utils
Homepage http://compression.ca/pbzip2/
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Download size 36.24 KB
Installed size 93.00 KB
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_1.1.9-1build1_i386.deb 1.1.9 i386 Ubuntu Universe
pbzip2 - - -


Name Value
libbz2-1.0 -
libc6 >= 2.14
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libstdc++6 >= 5.2


Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package pbzip2_1.1.9-1build1_amd64.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




2018-04-03 - Balint Reczey <rbalint@ubuntu.com>
pbzip2 (1.1.9-1build1) bionic; urgency=high
* No change rebuild to pick up -fPIE compiler default
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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