Compression and decompression in the bzip2 format

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BSD-3-Clause licensed and maintained by Duncan Coutts
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This package provides a pure interface for compressing and decompressing streams of data represented as lazy ByteStrings. It uses the bz2 C library so it has high performance.

It provides a convenient high level API suitable for most tasks and for the few cases where more control is needed it provides access to the full bzip2 feature set.


Revision history for bzlib – 2020-06-08

  • Added MonadFail instance
  • Constrained bounds on base