lzip: Lzip compression / Lzlib bindings

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Lzip is a data compression format based on LZMA (Lempel–Ziv–Markov chain algorithm).

The Lzip file format is designed for data sharing and long-term archiving, taking into account both data integrity and decoder availability (see the Lzlib homepage for more details).

This package provides low-level FFI bindings to the Lzlib C library as well as a monadic ByteString-based mid-level API for the IO and ST monads.

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Dependencies base (>=4.5 && <4.14), bytestring (>=0.9.2 && <0.11) [details]
License GPL-3.0-only[multiple license files]
Copyright (c) 2019, Herbert Valerio Riedel
Author Herbert Valerio Riedel
Maintainer hvr@gnu.org
Category Codec, Compression
Home page https://github.com/hvr/lzlib
Bug tracker https://github.com/hvr/lzlib/issues
Source repo head: git clone https://github.com/hvr/lzlib.git
Uploaded by HerbertValerioRiedel at 2019-09-12T07:18:52Z
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Whether to use system-provided lzlib C library; if this flag is set to false, an embedded vendored copy of lzlib-0.11 will be compiled and linked


Use -f <flag> to enable a flag, or -f -<flag> to disable that flag. More info


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