Re: Bug#292541: RFP: pbzip2 -- Parallel bzip2 implementation
On Sat, 29 Jan 2005, Mike Furr wrote:
> Adam Heath wrote:
> | Is there a library version?
> No, perhaps the short description is misleading. pbzip2 works by
> splitting up a file into chunks and then encoding each chunk with a
> separate thread(via libbz2), so it is perhaps more described as a
> parallel frontend to libbz2. This also means that the encoding is
> slightly less efficient(the author claims it usually produces a .bz2
> that is <= 0.2% larger than standard).
Is this thing rsync-friendly? If it is... wow!
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