bzip2 source package in Xenial

bzip2: No summary available for bzip2 in ubuntu wily.
bzip2-dbgsym: No summary available for bzip2-dbgsym in ubuntu yakkety.
bzip2-doc: high-quality block-sorting file compressor - documentation
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libbz2-1.0-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libbz2-1.0
libbz2-dev: high-quality block-sorting file compressor library - development

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bzip2 is a freely available, patent free, high-quality data compressor. It typically compresses files to within 10% to 15% of the best available techniques, whilst being around twice as fast at compression and six times faster at decompression.

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bzip2_1.0.6.orig.tar.bz2 692.1 KiB d70a9ccd8bdf47e302d96c69fecd54925f45d9c7b966bb4ef5f56b770960afa7
bzip2_1.0.6-8ubuntu0.2.debian.tar.bz2 60.2 KiB df33ff2757f888545ecb2b0a53ade6cc697aa664ebd70e664674cdd3c2dd26df
bzip2_1.0.6-8ubuntu0.2.dsc 2.1 KiB 0afaa6cd738938e3e66814722960785a37b5e96ea68f27a99eb5fb52dfd763e8

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