pigz: A parallel implementation of gzip1

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Pigz, which stands for parallel implementation of gzip, is a fully functional replacement for gzip that exploits multiple processors and multiple cores to the hilt when compressing data.

... part of T2, get it here

URL: http://www.zlib.net/pigz/

Author: Mark Adler <madler [at] alumni [dot] caltech [dot] edu>
Maintainer: Rene Rebe <rene [at] t2-project [dot] org>

License: OpenSource
Status: Beta
Version: 2.3.4

Remark: Does cross compile (as setup and patched in T2).
Remark: Dietlibc compatible.

Download: http://www.zlib.net/pigz/ pigz-2.3.4.tar.gz

T2 source: pigz.cache
T2 source: pigz.conf
T2 source: pigz.desc

Build time (on reference hardware): 5% (relative to binutils)2

Installed size (on reference hardware): 0.32 MB, 19 files

Dependencies (build time detected): bash binutils bzip2 coreutils diffutils findutils gawk gcc glibc grep linux-header make patch sed sysfiles tar

Installed files (on reference hardware): [show]

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2) Compatible with Linux From Scratch's "Standard Build Unit" (SBU).