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  • F2FS Added Zstd Compression With Linux 5.7 While Now is Working On LZO-RLE

    Phoronix: F2FS Added Zstd Compression With Linux 5.7 While Now is Working On LZO-RLE

    With Linux 5.6 the flash-focused F2FS file-system added LZO and LZ4 compression support for enhancing performance and ideally extending flash storage life by reducing the amount of writes. Added meanwhile for the current Linux 5.7 cycle was F2FS Zstd compression support. Now looking ahead to Linux 5.8, it looks like LZO-RLE support is being baked...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...LE-Compression

  • #2
    Zstd looks good compared to Zlib but still way behind RAD oodle.

    I wish a multi billion company puts the money to buy RAD and open source their compression tools and support their staff to continue the great work on it like Google did with On2 Technologies for video codecs.

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    • #3
      Let's add all the compressing algorithms

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      • #4
        For my next trick, compressing empty space!

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