lz4 - Extremely fast compression algorithm

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 7
Repository CentOS x86_64
Package name lz4
Package version 1.7.5
Package release 2.el7
Package architecture i686
Package type rpm
Installed size 355.88 KB
Download size 110.98 KB
Official Mirror mirror.centos.org
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
lz4-1.7.5-2.el7.x86_64.rpm 1.7.5 x86_64 CentOS
lz4 - - -


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


Name Value
liblz4.so.1 -
lz4 = 1.7.5-2.el7
lz4(x86-32) = 1.7.5-2.el7


Type URL
Binary Package lz4-1.7.5-2.el7.i686.rpm
Source Package lz4-1.7.5-2.el7.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install lz4 rpm package:

# yum install lz4




2017-09-27 - Jakub Martisko <jamartis@rehat.com> - 1.7.5-1 - 2
- Initial RHEL release
2017-01-05 - pjp <pjp@fedoraproject.org> - 1.7.5-1 - 1
- Update to 1.7.5
2016-11-19 - Igor Gnatenko <i.gnatenko.brain@gmail.com> - 1.7.3-1
- Update to 1.7.3 (RHBZ #1395458)
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.

See Also

Package Description
lz4-devel-1.7.5-2.el7.i686.rpm Development files for lz4
lz4-devel-1.7.5-2.el7.x86_64.rpm Development files for lz4
lz4-static-1.7.5-2.el7.i686.rpm Static library for lz4
lz4-static-1.7.5-2.el7.x86_64.rpm Static library for lz4
lzo-2.06-8.el7.i686.rpm Data compression library with very fast (de)compression
lzo-2.06-8.el7.x86_64.rpm Data compression library with very fast (de)compression
lzo-devel-2.06-8.el7.i686.rpm Development files for the lzo library
lzo-devel-2.06-8.el7.x86_64.rpm Development files for the lzo library
lzo-minilzo-2.06-8.el7.i686.rpm Mini version of lzo for apps which don't need the full version
lzo-minilzo-2.06-8.el7.x86_64.rpm Mini version of lzo for apps which don't need the full version
lzop-1.03-10.el7.x86_64.rpm Real-time file compressor
m17n-contrib-1.1.14-3.el7.noarch.rpm Contributed multilingualization datafiles for m17n-lib
m17n-contrib-extras-1.1.14-3.el7.noarch.rpm Extra m17n-contrib files
m17n-db-1.6.4-4.el7.noarch.rpm Multilingualization datafiles for m17n-lib
m17n-db-devel-1.6.4-4.el7.noarch.rpm Development files for m17n-db