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Plzip is a massively parallel (multi-threaded) version of lzip using the lzip file format; the files produced by plzip are fully compatible with lzip.
Plzip is intended for faster compression/decompression of big files on multiprocessor machines, which makes it specially well suited for distribution of big software files and large scale data archiving. On files big enough, plzip can use hundreds of processors.
Description Plzip is a massively parallel (multi-threaded), lossless data compressor based on the lzlib compression library, with very safe integrity checking and a user interface similar to the one of bzip2, gzip or lzip. Plzip uses the lzip file format; the files produced by plzip are fully compatible with lzip-1.4 or newer, and can be rescued with lziprecover. Plzip is intended for faster com more»
Changes in version 0.9: Minor fixes and cleanups. Configure option "--datadir" has been renamed to "--datarootdir" to follow GNU Standards.
PLZIP(1) User Commands PLZIP(1) NAME Plzip - reduces the size of files SYNOPSIS plzip [options] [files] DESCRIPTION Plzip - A parallel compressor compatible with lzip. OPTIONS -h, --help display this help and exit -V, --version output version information and exit -B, --data-size=<byte more»
plzip (0.9-2) unstable; urgency=low * Switching to xz compression. * Using proper name for lice more»
2012-03-01 Antonio Diaz Diaz <email@example.com> * Version 0.9 released. * Minor fixes and c more»
Format: http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/copyright-format/1.0/ Upstream-Name: plzip Upstr more»