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


Axel Beckert wrote:

> * 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.

Do you know if anyone has contacted the XZ Utils list[1] to see if
this can be integrated, or at least included in the extra/ directory?


[1] http://tukaani.org/xz/lists.html

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