[arch-general] stability of pbzip2 ?
thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Nov 19 04:34:48 EST 2009
Ian-Xue Li schrieb:
> I'm quote fond of pbzip2's ability to multitask the compression, which comes really handy when backuping large archives of server files.
> But just heard from my friend: pbzip2 has stability issues, sometimes leads to corruption of archive, and hence unable to recover them. I wonder if this is true (in the sense that anyone once had a problem with pbzip2), because myself had never run into one of them.
> If so, it really a shame to abandon such a good tool though...
I used it occasionally in the past and had no problems. Although I
almost never unpacked one of these files.
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