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[Lzip-bug] Version 1.4-rc1 of lzlib released

From: Antonio Diaz Diaz
Subject: [Lzip-bug] Version 1.4-rc1 of lzlib released
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 18:20:58 +0100
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Version 1.4-rc1 of lzlib is ready for testing here

The md5sums are:
e1ddfe582342458d7f0c87883bec74b2  lzlib-1.4-rc1.tar.gz
8b8f273822534cb79256e03e28b68e47  lzlib-1.4-rc1.tar.lz

Please, test it and report any bugs you find.

Lzlib is a compression library providing in-memory LZMA compression and decompression functions, including integrity checking of the decompressed data. The compressed data format used by lzlib is the lzip format.

The homepage is at http://www.nongnu.org/lzip/lzlib.html

Changes in this version:

  * Multi-step trials have been implemented.

  * Compression ratio has been slightly increased.

  * Compression time has been reduced by 8%.

  * Decompression time has been reduced by 7%.

* Arguments and return values of functions in lzlib.h have been changed from 'long long' to 'unsigned long long'.

* The minimum size of the input compression buffer has been reduced to 64KiB.

  * The target "install-as-lzip" has been added to the Makefile.

  * The target "install-bin" has been added to the Makefile.

Antonio Diaz, lzlib author and maintainer.

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