lz4 - Extremely fast compression algorithm

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 6
Repository PUIAS Computational i386
Package name lz4
Package version r131
Package release 1.sdl6
Package architecture i686
Package type rpm
Installed size 214.01 KB
Download size 72.39 KB
Official Mirror springdale.math.ias.edu
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.x86_64.rpm 1.7.5 x86_64 EPEL Testing
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-r131-1.sdl6.x86_64.rpm r131 x86_64 PUIAS Computational
lz4-r131-1.el6.x86_64.rpm r131 x86_64 EPEL
lz4-r131-1.el6.i686.rpm r131 i686 EPEL
lz4-r131-1.el6.i686.rpm r131 i686 EPEL
lz4 - - -


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


Name Value
liblz4.so.1 -
lz4 = r131-1.sdl6
lz4(x86-32) = r131-1.sdl6


Type URL
Binary Package lz4-r131-1.sdl6.i686.rpm
Source Package lz4-r131-1.sdl6.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Download latest puias-computational rpm from
  2. Install puias-computational rpm:
    # rpm -Uvh puias-computational*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

Package Description
lz4-static-r131-1.sdl6.i686.rpm Static library for lz4
lzma-4.32.7-12.sdl6.i686.rpm LZMA utils
lzma-devel-4.32.7-12.sdl6.i686.rpm Devel libraries & headers for liblzmadec
lzma-libs-4.32.7-12.sdl6.i686.rpm Libraries for decoding LZMA compression
m2crypto27-0.21.1-11.sdl6.i686.rpm Support for using OpenSSL in python scripts
m4_16-1.4.16-9.sdl6.i686.rpm The GNU macro processor
matio-1.5.2-4.sdl6.1.i686.rpm Library for reading/writing Matlab MAT files
matio-devel-1.5.2-4.sdl6.1.i686.rpm Development files for matio
maui-3.3.1-6.SL30X_ratio01.cses.5.i686.rpm The Maui supercluster scheduler
maui-client-3.3.1-6.SL30X_ratio01.cses.5.i686.rpm Client for the MAUI schedular from SuperCluster.org
maui-devel-3.3.1-6.SL30X_ratio01.cses.5.i686.rpm Libary and header files for maui
maui-server-3.3.1-6.SL30X_ratio01.cses.5.i686.rpm Server for the MAUI schedular from SuperCluster.org
mcl-edge-12-135.1.puias6.i686.rpm analysis of networks with millions of nodes
memtester-4.2.1-1.puias6.i686.rpm Utility to test for faulty memory subsystem
mercurial-2.2.3-1.sdl6.i686.rpm Mercurial -- a distributed SCM