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bug#33070: Underlying Gzip library

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: bug#33070: Underlying Gzip library
Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:51:21 +0300

tags 33070 + notabug
close 33070

On Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 3:59 AM Mark Adler <address@hidden> wrote:
> The library you speak of was created about 23 years ago. It’s called “zlib”. 
> That TODO file looks like it hasn’t changed much in the last quarter century.
> As for gzip making use of that library, that has not yet occurred. And 
> probably doesn’t need to. There does exist another implementation of gzip 
> called “pigz” which in fact uses zlib for compression and decompression. (It 
> also offers parallel compression.)

Thanks for replying, Mark.
On that basis, I'll close this auto-created "issue", but that needn't
stop any conversation.
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