The quicklz package

[Tags: gpl, library]

This package provides a high level binding to the QuickLZ compression library for ByteStrings, under the GPLv2 license. QuickLZ is fast and compresses very well. Check out the home page:

This package includes the QuickLZ 1.5.0 source code, at compression level 1 and streaming mode disabled.

The versioning scheme for this package is unusual. QuickLZ tries to be as fast as possible, and will break backwards compatibility to achieve it in newer versions. This versioning scheme reflects the QuickLZ versioning scheme: the first three digits of version w.x.y.z are the quicklz version, with the z component (and any further needed ones) being updates to this package, not quicklz itself.


Dependenciesbase (<5), bytestring (>=0.9)
AuthorAustin Seipp
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Source repositoryhead: git clone
Upload dateSat Sep 1 19:18:59 UTC 2012
Uploaded byAustinSeipp
Downloads841 total (100 in last 30 days)




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