lz4 - Extremely fast compression algorithm

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 6
Repository EPEL x86_64
Package filename lz4-r131-1.el6.i686.rpm
Package name lz4
Package version r131
Package release 1.el6
Package architecture i686
Package type rpm
Category Applications/System
Homepage https://code.google.com/p/lz4/
License GPLv2+ and BSD
Maintainer -
Download size 72.49 KB
Installed size 214.01 KB
LZ4 is an extremely fast loss-less compression algorithm, providing compression
speed at 400 MB/s per core, scalable with multi-core CPU. It also features
an extremely fast decoder, with speed in multiple GB/s per core, typically
reaching RAM speed limits on multi-core systems.


Package Version Architecture Repository
lz4-1.7.5-1.el6.i686.rpm 1.7.5 i686 EPEL Testing
lz4-1.7.5-1.el6.i686.rpm 1.7.5 i686 EPEL Testing
lz4-1.7.5-1.el6.x86_64.rpm 1.7.5 x86_64 EPEL Testing
lz4-r131-1.sdl6.i686.rpm r131 i686 PUIAS Computational
lz4-r131-1.sdl6.x86_64.rpm r131 x86_64 PUIAS Computational
lz4-r131-1.el6.i686.rpm r131 i686 EPEL
lz4-r131-1.el6.x86_64.rpm r131 x86_64 EPEL
lz4 - - -


Name Value
/sbin/ldconfig -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.7) -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
liblz4.so.1 -
lz4 = r131-1.el6
lz4(x86-32) = r131-1.el6


Type URL
Mirror download-ib01.fedoraproject.org
Binary Package lz4-r131-1.el6.i686.rpm
Source Package lz4-r131-1.el6.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Download latest epel-release rpm from
  2. Install epel-release rpm:
    # rpm -Uvh epel-release*rpm
  3. Install lz4 rpm package:
    # yum install lz4




2015-07-06 - pjp <pjp@fedoraproject.org> - r131-1
- New: Dos/DJGPP target #114.
- Added: Example using lz4frame library #118.
- Changed: liblz4.a no longer compiled with -fPIC by default.
2015-06-18 - pjp <pjp@fedoraproject.org> - r130-1
- Fixed: incompatibility sparse mode vs console.
- Fixed: LZ4IO exits too early when frame crc not present.
- Fixed: incompatibility sparse mode vs append mode.
- Performance fix: big compression speed boost for clang(+30%).
2015-06-17 - Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng@lists.fedoraproject.org> - r129-2
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_23_Mass_Rebuild
2015-05-27 - pjp <pjp@fedoraproject.org> - r129-1
- New LZ4_compress_fast() API.
- New LZ4 CLI improved performance with multiple files.
- Other bug fix and documentation updates.
2015-04-06 - pjp <pjp@fedoraproject.org> - r128-2
- Update files section to install unlz4 & its manual
2015-04-01 - pjp <pjp@fedoraproject.org> - r128-1
- lz4cli sparse file support
- Restored lz4hc compression ratio
- lz4 cli supports long commands
- Introduced lz4-static sub package BZ#1208203
2015-01-08 - pjp <pjp@fedoraproject.org> - r127-2
- Bump dist to override an earlier build.
2015-01-07 - pjp <pjp@fedoraproject.org> - r127-1
- Fixed a bug in LZ4 HC streaming mode
- New lz4frame API integrated into liblz4
- Fixed a GCC 4.9 bug on highest performance settings
2014-11-13 - pjp <pjp@fedoraproject.org> - r124-1
- New LZ4 HC Streaming mode
2014-09-30 - pjp <pjp@fedoraproject.org> - r123-1
- Added experimental lz4frame API.
- Fix s390x support.

See Also

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lz4-static-r131-1.el6.x86_64.rpm Static library for lz4
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