[pigz-announce] pigz version 2.1.7 available

Mark Adler madler at alumni.caltech.edu
Sat Dec 17 23:56:24 MST 2011

pigz users,

pigz version 2.1.7 is now available at http://zlib.net/pigz/ .  The changes from 2.1.6 are:

- Avoid unused parameter warning in reenter()
- Don't assume 2's complement ints in compress_thread()
- Replicate gzip -cdf cat-like behavior
- Replicate gzip -- option to suppress option decoding
- Test output from make test instead of showing it
- Updated pigz.spec to install unpigz, pigz.1 [Obermaier]
- Add PIGZ environment variable [Mueller]
- Replicate gzip suffix search when decoding or listing
- Fix bug in load() to set in_left to zero on end of file
- Do not check suffix when input file won't be modified
- Decompress to stdout if name is "*cat" [Hayasaka]
- Write data descriptor signature to be like Info-ZIP
- Update and sort options list in help
- Use CC variable for compiler in Makefile
- Exit with code 2 if a warning has been issued
- Fix thread synchronization problem when tracing
- Change macro name MAX to MAX2 to avoid library conflicts
- Determine number of processors on HP-UX [Lloyd]

Mark Adler

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