[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: zstd-1.3.7-1 and development headers / libraries

Steven Penny svnpenn@gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 21:17:00 GMT 2018

On Sun, 11 Nov 2018 12:25:15, Achim Gratz wrote:
> This release updates Zstandard to the latest upstream version.
> Note
> ----
> The built-in benchmark function can infloop on too short input with some
> settings, apparently due to the granularity of timing measurements on
> Windows being too coarse.
> Zstandard, or zstd as short version, is a fast lossless compression
> algorithm, targeting real-time compression scenarios at zlib-level and
> better compression ratios.
> http://www.zstd.net/
> This version is compiled with support for GZip, LZ4 and Xz compression.

Sorry if this is the wrong place to ask - but with the announcement also here:


is is planned to make this a "Base" package sometime soon? Currently is it not
a Base package and does not have a reverse dependency chain to a Base package.

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