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parallel gzip

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.

Version: 2.7 License: zlib and Apache-2 GitHub
Maintainers danchr
Categories archivers
Homepage http://www.zlib.net/pigz/
Platforms darwin
  • universal (Build for multiple architectures)

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