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Re: Bug#655185: RFP: pxz -- parallel xz compressor

On 09/01/2012 12:16, Axel Beckert wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> * Package name    : pxz
>   Version         : 4.999.9beta.20091201git
>   Upstream Author : Jindřich Nový <jnovy@redhat.com>
> * URL or Web page : http://jnovy.fedorapeople.org/pxz/ + https://github.com/jnovy/pxz
> * License         : GPLv2+
>   Description     : Parallel LZMA/XZ compressor
> Parallel XZ is a compression utility that takes advantage of running
> LZMA compression of different parts of an input file on multiple cores
> and processors simultaneously. Its primary goal is to utilize all
> resources to speed up compression time with minimal possible influence
> on compression ratio.

Ooh, parallel xz compression sounds really awesome. I wonder if the generated xz
compressed files can be xdelta'd by pristine-tar, though.

Kind regards,
Loong Jin

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