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

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 08:29:00 GMT 2018

Am 11.11.2018 um 22:16 schrieb Steven Penny:
> 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:
> http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2018-10/msg00167.html
> 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.

I do not see the connection.
Setup is a separate program that does not use any cygwin library,
otherwise it will be impossible to perform the complete cygwin update.


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