bzip2-doc - high-quality block-sorting file compressor - documentation

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name bzip2-doc
Package version 1.0.6
Package release 7
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 433 B
Download size 299.57 KB
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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.
This package contains the bzip2 user manual.


Package Version Architecture Repository
bzip2-doc_1.0.6-7_all.deb 1.0.6 all Debian Main
bzip2-doc - - -


Name Value
dpkg >= 1.15.4
install-info -


Name Value
bzip2 << 1.0.4-0ubuntu2


Type URL
Binary Package bzip2-doc_1.0.6-7_all.deb
Source Package bzip2

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install bzip2-doc deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install bzip2-doc




2014-07-31 - Santiago Ruano Rincón <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* d/control: Remove useless lib{32,64}bz2* transition fields
2014-07-27 - Santiago Ruano Rincón <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-6) unstable; urgency=low
[ Steve Langasek ]
* Convert packaging to dh(1). Closes: #754337
* Drop obsolete maintainer script which hasn't been needed for a decade.
* Refactor the build targets so that we can move texinfo to
[ Santiago Ruano Rincón ]
* d/rules: override dh_auto_clean to call make clean.
* libbz2-dev recommends bzip2-doc to fulfill the lack of specific
development documentation. Closes: #149953
* Remove lib{32,64}bz2-{1.0,dev} packages. No longer needed, we rely on
multiarch now. 
libbz2-{1.0,dev} conflict/replace/provide the removed
packages Closes: #736815
* d/ fix versionless GPL.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5. No changes needed.
* Add ${misc:Depends} to all binary packages' dependencies.
2013-08-13 - Santiago Ruano Rincón <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Adding watch file
* Updating rules clean rule.
* Updating Standards-Version to 3.9.4. No changes needed.
* Don't drink and upload release. Thanks to bubulle, habanero and 
all the Cheese and Wine orga team.
2012-07-27 - Santiago Ruano Rincón <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Updating 30-bzip2-harden.patch, hardening LDFLAGS was missing for Thanks to Simon Ruderich. Closes: #655164
2012-06-08 - Santiago Ruano Rincón <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Bumped bzip2 priority from optional to standard. Closes: #642657
2012-06-03 - Santiago Ruano Rincón <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Added 10-bzip2.1.patch to remove wrong black spaces in man page.
Thanks to Bjarni Ingi Gislason. Closes: #675380
* 30-bzip2-harden.patch to enable hardened build flags. Thanks to
Moritz Muehlenhoff. Closes: #655164 
2011-12-04 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
bzip2 (1.0.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version 1.0.6
* Debian source format is 3.0 (quilt)
* Fix "insecure temporary file creation (bzexe)"
Patch by vladz
Closes: 632862
* Compress changelogs with the -n option
Closes: 646972
* Update debian/copyright
Closes: 619797
2011-09-04 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
bzip2 (1.0.5-7) unstable; urgency=low
[ Riku Voipio ]
* multiarchize, closes: #528143
* lib32bz2-1.0 only pre-depends on libc6-i386 on amd64; that
pre-dependency is nonsensical on ppc64.
Patch by Colin Watson
Closes: 614235
[ Anibal Monsalve Salazar ]
* Standards-Version is 3.9.2
* Fix debian-rules-missing-recommended-target
* Fix maintainer-script-empty
* Fix copyright-refers-to-versionless-license-file
* Fix info-document-missing-dir-section
* Fix missing-dependency-on-install-info
* Fix prerm-has-useless-call-to-install-docs
* Fix install-info-used-in-maintainer-script
2010-09-21 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
bzip2 (1.0.5-6) unstable; urgency=high
* Fix integer overflow
Closes: 597585
2010-09-05 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
bzip2 (1.0.5-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Provide missing symlinks in lib32bz2-1.0 and lib64bz2-1.0
Patch by Michael Gilbert
Closes: 594733

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