pbzip2 1.1.5 doesn't write decompressed file to stdout with -dc

Bug #886628 reported by Jeff Gilchrist
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
Yavor Nikolov

Bug Description

Reported in Debian bug system: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=647700

With -dc specified and input coming from stdin pbzip2 fails to write
decompressed data to stdout.

How to reproduce:

$ echo TEST | bzip2 >test.bz2
$ pbzip2 -dc <test.bz2
pbzip2: *ERROR: Won't write compressed data to terminal. Aborting!
pbzip2: For help type: pbzip2 -h
$ pbzip2 -dc test.bz2
$ pbzip2 -d <test.bz2

Changed in pbzip2:
importance: Undecided → Low
importance: Low → Medium
status: New → In Progress
Changed in pbzip2:
milestone: none → 1.1.7
assignee: nobody → Yavor Nikolov (yavor-nikolov)
Changed in pbzip2:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in pbzip2:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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