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lz4

Compress or decompress .lz4 files. More information: https://github.com/lz4/lz4.

  • Compress a file:

lz4 {{file}}

  • Decompress a file:

lz4 -d {{file.lz4}}

  • Decompress a file and write to stdout:

lz4 -dc {{file.lz4}}

  • Package and compress a directory and its contents:

tar cvf - {{path/to/directory}} | lz4 - {{dir.tar.lz4}}

  • Decompress and unpack a directory and its contents:

lz4 -d {{dir.tar.lz4}} | tar -xv

  • Compress a file using the best compression:

lz4 -9 {{file}}