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From "Matthias Stevens (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (COMPRESS-263) Add DEFLATE support
Date Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:30:03 GMT


Matthias Stevens updated COMPRESS-263:

    Attachment: COMPRESS-263_DeflateSupport.patch

Implements DEFLATE compressor and decompressor. Uses
Also includes a JUnit test case to test the new functionality.

> Add DEFLATE support
> -------------------
>                 Key: COMPRESS-263
>                 URL:
>             Project: Commons Compress
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: Compressors
>            Reporter: Matthias Stevens
>              Labels: features
>         Attachments: COMPRESS-263_DeflateSupport.patch
> GZIP is not a compression algorithm "as such". It in fact uses the DEFLATE algorithm
but adds a header of minimum 10 bytes and a footer of 8 bytes.
> Find out more here:
> I have no problem with the current GZIP support, but it would be nice if CommonsCompress
would also have compression and decompression support for "raw" DEFLATE streams.
> Like GZIP itself this can be implemented very easily using the standard
> Have a look at and

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