Project ID: 23801


Multi-threaded (parallel) tar.bz2 archiving of a directory with lowest priority CPU and I/O scheduling. Utilizes all cpu cores and detaches into background, will syslog when it’s done.

Installation Instructions


dnf copr enable chotaire/parazip dnf install parazip

CentOS / RHEL:

yum install yum-plugin-copr yum copr enable chotaire/parazip yum install parazip

These repositories are maintained, they will receive updates on each new stable release. If you find any issues, please contribute at Github.




Usage: parazip [-V|--(no-)verbose] [-F|--(no-)foreground] [-S|--(no-)syslog] [-M|--(no-)message] [-v|--version] [-I|--install] <source-dir> [<dest-dir>] <source-dir> Source directory (single mandatory option) <dest-dir> Destination directory (default: '.') -V,--verbose,--no-verbose Display more verbose output (off by default) -F,--foreground,--no-foreground No detaching into background (off by default) -S,--syslog,--no-syslog Log start/end time to syslog (off by default) -M,--message,--no-message Send tty msg upon completion (off by default) -I,--install: Check for and install software dependencies -h,--help: Prints this help -v,--version: Prints version You need to pass at least one argument (the 'source-dir' to be archived).

Active Releases

The following unofficial repositories are provided as-is by owner of this project. Contact the owner directly for bugs or issues (IE: not bugzilla).

Release Architectures Repo Download
Centos stream x86_64 (0)* Centos stream (3 downloads)
Epel for CentOS 6 i386 (0)*, x86_64 (0)* Epel for CentOS 6 (9 downloads)
Epel for CentOS 7 x86_64 (0)* Epel for CentOS 7 (10 downloads)
Epel for CentOS 8 x86_64 (0)* Epel for CentOS 8 (5 downloads)
Fedora 31 i386 (0)*, x86_64 (0)* Fedora 31 (5 downloads)
Fedora 32 i386 (0)*, x86_64 (0)* Fedora 32 (2 downloads)
Fedora 33 i386 (0)*, x86_64 (0)* Fedora 33 (1 downloads)
Fedora rawhide i386 (0)*, x86_64 (0)* Fedora rawhide (12 downloads)

* Total number of packages downloaded in the last seven days.