bzip2 on AIX 5.3

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Old 08-14-2006
bzip2 on AIX 5.3

I have the bzip2 version 1.0.2 installed on AIX 5.3 (RPM package). The documentation ( says that this version can compress files >2Gb, but is not working. On AIX, bzip2 is working well just for files less than 2Gb. I have the bzip2 (same version) installed on Linux box. The problem is happening only on AIX. Does some one have an ideia about solution for this problem ? Thanks.
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BZGREP(1)						      General Commands Manual							 BZGREP(1)

bzgrep, bzfgrep, bzegrep - search possibly bzip2 compressed files for a regular expression SYNOPSIS
bzgrep [ grep_options ] [ -e ] pattern filename... bzegrep [ egrep_options ] [ -e ] pattern filename... bzfgrep [ fgrep_options ] [ -e ] pattern filename... DESCRIPTION
Bzgrep is used to invoke the grep on bzip2-compressed files. All options specified are passed directly to grep. If no file is specified, then the standard input is decompressed if necessary and fed to grep. Otherwise the given files are uncompressed if necessary and fed to grep. If bzgrep is invoked as bzegrep or bzfgrep then egrep or fgrep is used instead of grep. If the GREP environment variable is set, bzgrep uses it as the grep program to be invoked. For example: for sh: GREP=fgrep bzgrep string files for csh: (setenv GREP fgrep; bzgrep string files) AUTHOR
Charles Levert ( Adapted to bzip2 by Philippe Troin <> for Debian GNU/Linux. SEE ALSO
grep(1), egrep(1), fgrep(1), bzdiff(1), bzmore(1), bzless(1), bzip2(1) BZGREP(1)

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