Includes file compression and decompression methods.
All the library functions are thread safe.
All files created with lzip have the .lz extension.
Here are some key features of "lzip":
· Cross-platform supported
· Cross-OS tested
· Small memory footprint
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Lzlib has been translated to C from the C++ source of lzlib 1.2. This has been done to avoid the dependency on libstdc++, making lzlib useful in more environments.
· Quote characters in messages have been changed as advised by GNU Coding Standards.
· Configure option "--datadir" has been renamed to "--datarootdir" to follow GNU Standards.