Bug#655185: RFP: pxz -- parallel xz compressor
Axel Beckert wrote:
> * Package name : pxz
> Version : 4.999.9beta.20091201git
> Upstream Author : Jindřich Nový <email@example.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.
Do you know if anyone has contacted the XZ Utils list to see if
this can be integrated, or at least included in the extra/ directory?