version info prints to stderr, not stdout

Bug #1834102 reported by Steve Ward on 2019-06-24
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Bug Description

$ pbzip2 --version
Parallel BZIP2 v1.1.9 - by: Jeff Gilchrist [http://compression.ca]
[Apr. 13, 2014] (uses libbzip2 by Julian Seward)
Major contributions: Yavor Nikolov <email address hidden>

Version information is printed to stderr. Please consider printing it to stdout instead.

https://www.gnu.org/prep/standards/html_node/_002d_002dversion.html
GNU Coding Standards: --version
> The standard --version option should direct the program to print information about its name, version, origin and legal status, all on standard output, and then exit successfully.

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