Zlib

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Development, Library, Compression

Description

zlib is a software library used for data compression. zlib was written by Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler and is an abstraction of the DEFLATE compression algorithm used in their gzip file compression program.

Available versions (Euler, old software stack)

Legacy versions Supported versions New versions
1.2.8

Please note that this page refers to installations from the old software stack. There are two software stacks on Euler. Newer versions of software are found in the new software stack.

Environment modules (Euler, old software stack)

Version Module load command Additional modules loaded automatically
1.2.8 module load gcc/4.8.2 zlib/1.2.8

Please note that this page refers to installations from the old software stack. There are two software stacks on Euler. Newer versions of software are found in the new software stack.

License information

zlib license

Links

http://www.zlib.net/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zlib