pigz
Port variant standard
Summary Parallel Implementation of GZip
Package version 2.7
Homepage https://zlib.net/pigz/
Keywords archivers
Maintainer nobody
License Pigz License (similar to BSD)
Other variants There are no other variants.
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Last modified 16 JAN 2022, 18:35:36 UTC
Port created 18 OCT 2018, 14:02:12 UTC
Subpackage Descriptions
single pigz, which stands for parallel implementation of gzip, is a fully functional replacement for gzip that exploits multiple processors and multiple cores to the hilt when compressing data. pigz was written by Mark Adler, and uses the zlib and pthread libraries. It supports the zlib format (.zz) as well as gzip format (.gz). It is pronounced “pig-zee”. It is not pronounced like the plural of pig.
Configuration Switches (platform-specific settings discarded)
This port has no build options.
Package Dependencies by Type
Build (only) gmake:single:ravensys
zlib:static:standard
Build and Runtime zlib:shared:standard
Download groups
main http://zlib.net/pigz/
Distribution File Information
b4c9e60344a08d5db37ca7ad00a5b2c76ccb9556354b722d56d55ca7e8b1c707 108102 pigz-2.7.tar.gz
Ports that require pigz:standard
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