5.15. Bzip2-1.0.3

The Bzip2 package contains programs for compressing and decompressing files. Compressing text files with bzip2 yields a much better compression percentage than with the traditional gzip.

Approximate build time: 0.1 SBU
Required disk space: 3.5 MB
Installation depends on: Bash, Binutils, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Glibc, and Make

5.15.1. Installation of Bzip2

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


Install the package:

make PREFIX=/tools install

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