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  1. Beam
  2. BEAM-683

Make BZIP compressed files splittable

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    • Type: Wish
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: sdk-java-core, sdk-py-core
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      Description

      Bzip2 is compressed as blocks, so it should be possible to do dynamic splitting. To do this: Seek to a location in the bzip, then keep seeking until you find the 6 byte block-start sequence 0x314159265359 (which is the 12 digit approximation of pi). You can use a bzip2 decompressor from that point onwards.

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              Reporter:
              tim1357 Tim Sears
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