[1.7] Updated: {bzip2/libbz2_1/libbz2-devel}-1.0.5-10

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Wed Mar 4 07:34:00 GMT 2009

The bzip2 package has been updated to version 1.0.5-10. bzip2 is a patent-unencumbered but highly effective compression library, and also provides the bzip2.exe / bunzip2.exe utilities. This is a packaging update.

[[ compiled using gcc-3.4.4-3 ]]

This is the first release specific for cygwin-1.7; the only differences between this package and the simultaneously-released zlib-1.2.3-3 for cygwin-1.5 are documentation related (the README references cygport-0.9.4 and cygwin-1.7.0-41, and the /usr/share/doc/ layout is influenced by the cygport changes between 0.4.x and 0.9.x).

CHANGES since 1.0.5-2
o Fork for cygwin-1.7 development
o build with stock cygport 0.9.4
o import fix from mingw-bzip2 (it's a win32-, not cygwin-,
  specific fix, but I like to keep the source code synced).
o update hint files

Charles Wilson
volunteer bzip2 maintainer for cygwin


To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on the http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.


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