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bzip2-0.9.0b-2 RPM for alpha

From Red Hat Linux 5.2 for alpha

Name: bzip2 Distribution: Manhattan
Version: 0.9.0b Vendor: Red Hat Software
Release: 2 Build date: Fri Oct 2 18:23:48 1998
Group: Utilities/Archiving Build host:
Size: 301925 Source RPM: bzip2-0.9.0b-2.src.rpm
Packager: Red Hat Software <>
Summary: Extremely powerful file compression utility
Bzip2  compresses  files  using the Burrows-Wheeler block-sorting text
compression algorithm, and Huffman coding. Compression is generally
considerably better than that achieved by more conventional LZ77/LZ78-based
compressors, and approaches the performance of the PPM family of statistical

The command-line options are deliberately very similar to those of GNU Gzip,
but they are not identical.






* Wed Sep 30 1998 Cristian Gafton <>
  - force compilation with egcs to avoid gcc optimization bug (thank God 
    we haven't been beaten by it)
* Wed Sep 09 1998 Cristian Gafton <>
  - version 0.9.0b
* Tue Sep 08 1998 Cristian Gafton <>
  - updated to 0.9.0
* Thu Apr 09 1998 Cristian Gafton <>
  - first build for Manhattan



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