#3916 assigned task

Import zstd compression/decompression library

Reported by: Sebastian Huber Owned by: Sebastian Huber
Priority: normal Milestone: 6.1
Component: unspecified Version: 6
Severity: normal Keywords:
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Description

Import zstd compression/decompression library as an alternative to zlib and xz:

https://github.com/facebook/zstd

TODO: Evaluate the memory management and use of this library.

Change History (3)

comment:2 in reply to:  1 Changed on Mar 24, 2020 at 5:45:32 AM by Sebastian Huber

Replying to Chris Johns:

What about https://github.com/richgel999/miniz ?

This looks interesting. I am primarily looking for a compression library which can be used in fatal error handlers.

comment:3 Changed on Mar 24, 2020 at 6:55:21 AM by Chris Johns

I use it in an open library for interfacing to Xray detectors. It looks like it is being maintained and I have a small patch for it to compile on the latest FreeBSD clang with full warnings.

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