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Name:libbz2
Title:High-quality block-sorting file compressor library
Category:misc
Description:This Shared Object is part of the OS4 package. It was introduced with the July 2007 Update for A1 users.

bzip2 is a freely available, patent free, high-quality data compressor. It typically compresses files to within 10% to 15% of the best available techniques, whilst being around twice as fast at compression and six times faster at decompression.

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 compressors.
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Maintainer:Hyperion Entertainment
Created:20080229 14:45 by orginUpdated:20080301 09:54

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