bzip2 - Extremely powerful file compression utility

Property Value
Distribution Mageia Cauldron
Repository Mageia Core i586
Package filename bzip2-1.0.8-1.mga8.i586.rpm
Package name bzip2
Package version 1.0.8
Package release 1.mga8
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Category Archiving/Compression
License BSD
Maintainer -
Download size 71.95 KB
Installed size 149.04 KB
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.


Package Version Architecture Repository
bzip2-1.0.8-1.mga8.x86_64.rpm 1.0.8 x86_64 Mageia Core
bzip2 - - -


Name Value
libbz2_1 == 1.0.8-1.mga8 - - - - - - -
mktemp -


Name Value
bzip2 == 1.0.8-1.mga8
bzip2(x86-32) == 1.0.8-1.mga8


Type URL
Binary Package bzip2-1.0.8-1.mga8.i586.rpm
Source Package bzip2-1.0.8-1.mga8.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Enable Mageia Core repository on Install and Remove Software
  2. Update packages list:
    # urpmi.update -a
  3. Install bzip2 rpm package:
    # urpmi bzip2




2019-07-17 - daviddavid <daviddavid> 1.0.8-1.mga8
+ Revision: 1421993
- new version: 1.0.8, fixes CVE-2016-3189 and CVE-2019-12900 (mga#24900)
2019-06-13 - wally <wally> 1.0.6-13.mga7
+ Revision: 1399924
- add symlink (mga#24934)
2018-09-22 - umeabot <umeabot> 1.0.6-12.mga7
+ Revision: 1295755
- Mageia 7 Mass Rebuild
2018-01-04 - ngompa <ngompa> 1.0.6-11.mga7
+ Revision: 1190172
- Rename lib/devel packages to match actual library name
- Add pkgconfig file (used in RH/Fedora and SUSE distributions)
- Small spec modernizations

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