LZ4 v1.8.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2017-08-18 // over 3 years ago
  • cli : fix : do not modify /dev/null permissions, reported by @Maokaman1
    cli : added GNU separator -- specifying that all following arguments are only files
    ⏪ cli : restored -BX command enabling block checksum
    API : added LZ4_compress_HC_destSize(), by @remittor
    API : added LZ4F_resetDecompressionContext()
    API : lz4frame : negative compression levels trigger fast acceleration, request by @llchan
    API : lz4frame : can control block checksum and dictionary ID
    API : fix : expose obsolete decoding functions, reported by @cyfdecyf
    API : experimental : lz4frame_static.h : new dictionary compression API
    🏗 build : fix : static lib installation, by @ido
    🏗 build : dragonFlyBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD supported
    build : LZ4_MEMORY_USAGE can be modified at compile time, through external define
    ⚡️ doc : Updated LZ4 Frame format to v1.6.0, restoring Dictionary-ID field in header
    doc : lz4's API manual in .html format, by @inikep