[pigz-announce] pigz 2.5 released

Adler, Mark madler at alumni.caltech.edu
Sat Jan 23 22:40:57 MST 2021

pigz devotees,

pigz version 2.5 has been released. You can download it from:


The key updates are:

- Add --alias/-A option to set .zip name for stdin input
- Add --comment/-C option to add comment in .gz or .zip
- Several bug and behavior fixes

If you like, you can peruse the changes in all their gory detail at https://github.com/madler/pigz/commits/master .


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