bzip2 porting

Hi everyone!

For those who might need it, bzip2 (you know those “zipped” files with that
bz2 extention), is available for NTO.
(bzipped files are 10 to 30% more compressed than gzipped ones, according to

As a matter of fact it is not really ported, as it doesn’t need to. All you
need is to download the sources (gzipped! :astonished:) ), “targunzip” them and make
the thing. After that everything works fine (as far as the tests I’ve done
are complete).

I don’t know where to put the binaries I got, if anyone knows…

Finally, the URL to get access to the sources :

I got in touch with Julian Seward (the author), he is pleased that his
software is portable, and asked me to make it available to the QNX
community! That’s done!