CONFIG PARAMETER: uncompress_program <path>
This option specifies the program to be run to uncompress compressed database files when read at startup. The uncompress_program is only utilized if enabled by the compression option.
This configuration option cannot be changed after the server starts. It can only be changed via the configuration file.
Within the configuration file, the following lines change the compression and uncompression program from gzip to bzip2 / gunzip to bunzip2, respectively..
compress_program /usr/bin/bzip2 uncompress_program /usr/bin/bunzip2