pigz_2.2.4-3_amd64.deb


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Description

pigz - Parallel Implementation of GZip

Distribution: Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: pigz
Package version: 2.2.4
Package release: 3
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 110 B
Download size: 34.08 KB
Official Mirror: ftp.br.debian.org
pigz, which stands for Parallel Implementation of GZip, is a fully functional replacement for gzip that takes advantage of multiple processors and multiple cores when compressing data.

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    Binary package: pigz_2.2.4-3_amd64.deb
    Source package: pigz

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install pigz deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install pigz

    Files

    • /usr/bin/pigz
    • /usr/bin/unpigz
    • /usr/share/doc/pigz/README
    • /usr/share/doc/pigz/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/pigz/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man1/pigz.1.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man1/unpigz.1.gz

    Changelog

    2013-02-28 - Eduard Bloch <blade@debian.org> pigz (2.2.4-3) unstable; urgency=low * removed hardening flags, this build is targeting Wheezy

    2013-02-23 - Eduard Bloch <blade@debian.org> pigz (2.2.4-2) unstable; urgency=high * Use 600 permissions for unfinished output files (CVE-2013-0296, closes: #700608) * started applying Debian hardening flags

    2012-05-08 - Eduard Bloch <blade@debian.org> pigz (2.2.4-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release * Using upstream manual page (closes: #520617) * Creating unpigz hardlink and related manpage link (closes: #661791) * Removed using_standard_format_macros patch (superseded by upstream change)

    2012-02-11 - Eduard Bloch <blade@debian.org> pigz (2.2.3-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release (closes: #659248) * Policy version bump, also using format 3.0 (quilt) and xz compression,

    2010-03-10 - Eduard Bloch <blade@debian.org> pigz (2.1.6-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release (closes: #573310)

    2010-01-14 - Eduard Bloch <blade@debian.org> pigz (2.1.5-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release (implemented most of local modifications)

    2009-01-08 - Eduard Bloch <blade@debian.org> pigz (2.1.4-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial release (closes: #510624) * Using sysconf(_SC_NPROCESSORS_ONLN) to set a default number of compressing threads rather than default value (8). * Changes -s option to -S to be compatible with gzip

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