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5.17. Bzip2-1.0.2

The Bzip2 package contains programs for compressing and decompressing files. Text files yield a much better compression than with the traditional gzip.

Approximate build time: 0.1 SBU

Required disk space: 2.5 MB

Bzip2 installation depends on: Bash, Binutils, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Glibc, and Make

5.17.1. Installation of Bzip2

The Bzip2 package does not contain a configure script. Compile it with:


Install the package:

make PREFIX=/tools install

Details on this package are located in Section 6.40.2, “Contents of Bzip2.”