bzip2 is a freely available, patent free (see below), high-quality data compressor. It typically compresses files to within 10% to 15% of the best available techniques (the PPM family of statistical compressors), whilst being around twice as fast at compression and six times faster at decompression.
module spider bzip2 to find out what environment modules are available for this application.
- HPC_BZIP2_DIR - installation directory
- HPC_BZIP2_BIN - executable directory
- HPC_BZIP2_LIB - library directory