Compression

lbzip2 – parallel bzip2 compression utility

lbzip2 is a multi-threaded implementation of bzip2, suited for serial and parallel processing.

On a multi-core computer, lbzip2 is commonly the fastest bzip2 decompressor for most bz2 files found on the internet. (On dual-core computers, the 7za utility from the p7zip-full package may prove more efficient).

lbzip2 integrates well with tar. Even on single-core computers, lbzip2 can speed up archiving in combination with tar, because lbzip2 allows compression to overlap with disk usage to a greater extent than bzip2 does.

Features include:

  • Compresses and decompresses from pipes, using multiple worker threads.
  • Contains a single worker decompressor as well.
  • Input-bound splitter.
  • Scales well to many cores.
  • Significantly fater than bzip2 when compressing and decompressing.

Website: github.com/kjn/lbzip2
Support:
Developer: Laszlo Ersek
License: GNU General Public License v3.0

lbzip2 is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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1 month ago

Au 10/1/2024 lbzip2 ne réponds plus (site non trouvé).
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