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Description of the bzip2-6 method

This is an improved version of bzip: bzip2, a block-sorting file compressor. Version 0.1pl2, 29-Aug-97.

Code and documentation is readily available.

Three different tests are reported, with different block sizes: bzip2-1 uses 100k, bzip2-6 uses 600k, and bzip2-9 uses 900k.

This page last updated Monday, January 08, 2001 by Matt Powell Department of Computer Science University of Canterbury