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 x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 358.27 KB
Download size 98.31 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.i686.rpm 1.7.5 i686 CentOS
lz4 - - -


Name Value
/sbin/ldconfig -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.14)(64bit) -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
liblz4.so.1()(64bit) -
lz4 = 1.7.5-2.el7
lz4(x86-64) = 1.7.5-2.el7


Type URL
Binary Package lz4-1.7.5-2.el7.x86_64.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