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From "BELUGA BEHR (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Comment Edited] (COMPRESS-147) Add a Snappy compressor
Date Sat, 09 Nov 2013 15:49:17 GMT

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BELUGA BEHR edited comment on COMPRESS-147 at 11/9/13 3:49 PM:
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Stefan,

I certainly agree that it needs work to make it more useful and after reviewing the java Inflater,
I agree, that would be a good way to approach it.  I would just caution one thing... the current
implementations out there seem to just inflate the entire stream to into memory without regard
for size which makes them useless to me professionally, so we need to make sure that doesn't
occur.  


was (Author: belugabehr):
Stefan,

I certainly agree that it needs work to make it more useful, but I'm going to have to respectfully
disagree with you on making it a byte[] implementation.  First, there are already several
byte[] based implementations out there and second, I would be unable to use this is my professional
development.  I need to be able to control the amount of memory that is being used by any
one process/thread and cannot afford to just buffer the entire uncompressed stream into memory.
 One large file may sink me.

> Add a Snappy compressor
> -----------------------
>
>                 Key: COMPRESS-147
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COMPRESS-147
>             Project: Commons Compress
>          Issue Type: Wish
>          Components: Compressors
>            Reporter: Christian Grobmeier
>            Priority: Minor
>         Attachments: SnappyDecompressor.java
>
>
> Add a Snappy compressor to the Compress lib. Currently there is only a C implementation
linked with JNI to Java.
> [1] http://code.google.com/p/snappy/
> [2] http://code.google.com/p/snappy-java/



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