bzip2 1.0.8-GCCcore-11.2.0

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bzip2 is a freely available, patent free, high-quality data compressor. It typically compresses files to within 10% to 15% of the best available techniques (the PPM family of statistical compressors), whilst being around twice as fast at compression and six times faster at decompression.

Accessing bzip2 1.0.8-GCCcore-11.2.0

To load the module for bzip2 1.0.8-GCCcore-11.2.0 please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEAR Cloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs):

module load bear-apps/2021b
module load bzip2/1.0.8-GCCcore-11.2.0

BEAR Apps Version




The listed architectures consist of two part: OS-CPU.

  • BlueBEAR: The OS used on BlueBEAR is represented by EL and there are several different processor (CPU) types available on BlueBEAR. More information about the processor types on BlueBEAR is available on the BlueBEAR Job Submission page.
  • BEAR Cloud and CaStLeS VMs: These VMs can have one of two OSes. Those with access to a BEAR Cloud or CaStLeS VM should check that the listed architectures for an application include the OS of VM being used. The VMs, irrespective of OS, will use the haswell CPU type.

More Information

For more information visit the bzip2 website.


This version of bzip2 has a direct dependency on: GCCcore/11.2.0

Required By

This version of bzip2 is a direct dependent of: Amber/22.0-foss-2021b-AmberTools-22.3-CUDA-11.4.1 Amber/22.0-foss-2021b-AmberTools-22.3 Arrow/6.0.0-foss-2021b BEDTools/2.30.0-GCC-11.2.0 BLAST+/2.12.0-gompi-2021b Boost/1.77.0-GCC-11.2.0 Boost/1.79.0-GCC-11.2.0 cairo/1.16.0-GCCcore-11.2.0 CMake/3.21.1-GCCcore-11.2.0 CMake/3.22.1-GCCcore-11.2.0 elfutils/0.185-GCCcore-11.2.0 FFmpeg/4.3.2-GCCcore-11.2.0 freetype/2.11.0-GCCcore-11.2.0 GenMap/1.3.0-GCCcore-11.2.0 GRASS/8.2.0-foss-2021b HTSlib/1.14-GCC-11.2.0 ImageMagick/7.1.0-4-GCCcore-11.2.0 MMseqs2/13-45111-gompi-2021b modbam2bed/0.7.0-GCC-11.2.0 motif/2.3.8-GCCcore-11.2.0 PCRE/8.45-GCCcore-11.2.0 Python/2.7.18-GCCcore-11.2.0-bare Python/3.9.6-GCCcore-11.2.0 Python/3.9.6-GCCcore-11.2.0-bare Qt5/5.15.2-GCCcore-11.2.0 R/4.1.2-foss-2021b R/4.2.0-foss-2021b RocksDB/7.9.2-GCCcore-11.2.0 SAMtools/1.15.1-GCC-11.2.0 SeqAn/2.4.0-GCCcore-11.2.0 SPAdes/3.15.3-GCC-11.2.0 UnZip/6.0-GCCcore-11.2.0 X11/20210802-GCCcore-11.2.0 Zip/3.0-GCCcore-11.2.0

Other Versions

These versions of bzip2 are available on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEAR Cloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs). These will be retained in accordance with our Applications Support and Retention Policy.

Last modified on 25th May 2022