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

Legacy versions Supported versions New versions
1.2.8

Environment modules

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

License information

zlib license

Links

http://www.zlib.net/

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