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Bug#698256: ITP: lz4 -- Extremely Fast Compression algorithm library


On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 7:02 PM, Jakub Wilk <jwilk@debian.org> wrote:
> * Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <iwamatsu@debian.org>, 2013-01-16, 09:51:
>> * URL             : http://code.google.com/p/lz4/
>> * License         : BSD 2-Clause License
>>  Programming Lang: C
>>  Description     : Extremely Fast Compression algorithm library
>> LZ4 is a very fast lossless compression algorithm.
>> This uses Dictionary compression, and only supports compression and
>> decompression unit blocks.
> This looks very promising, but also immature. The upstream makefile doesn't
> build a shared library, not even a static library, but only an executable
> ("lz4demo"). Are there any plans to change that?
Yes, I am correcting the part which you pointed out.
And I will send the patch to upstream.
A static library, shared library and sample program are provided when
this is installed in Debian.

Best regards,

Nobuhiro Iwamatsu
   iwamatsu at {nigauri.org / debian.org}
   GPG ID: 40AD1FA6

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