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From Matt Sicker <boa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [COMPRESS] Anyone implemented "pigz"?
Date Wed, 10 May 2017 06:11:52 GMT
Those C libraries are pthread (don't need that in Java as it has its own
thread API) and zlib (pretty standard gz library). With that in mind, this
may be a useful reference: http://www.jcraft.com/jzlib/

On 9 May 2017 at 19:22, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> AFAICT the implementation is written in C and uses some C libraries.
>
> It would have to be completely rewritten for Java.
> Not a trivial job, though it may be possible to use the algorithm.
>
> On 10 May 2017 at 01:03, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've not heard of it on the ML yet. Go for it! ;-)
> >
> > Gary
> >
> > On Tue, May 9, 2017 at 4:44 PM, Roger Whitcomb <
> Roger.Whitcomb@actian.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Someone here was doing benchmarks using "pigz" (see here:
> >> http://zlib.net/pigz/, basically multi-threaded "gzip") and I couldn't
> >> find any "reasonable" Java implementations.  Anyone thought about it for
> >> Commons Compress?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Roger Whitcomb
> >>
>
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