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[Python-Dev] Inclusion of lz4 bindings in stdlib?


On Wed, 28 Nov 2018 at 18:57, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
>
> On Wed, 28 Nov 2018 10:43:04 -0800
> "Gregory P. Smith" <greg at krypto.org> wrote:
[snip]
> > I don't think adding lz4 to the stdlib is worthwhile.  It isn't required
> > for core functionality as zlib is (lowest common denominator zip support).
>
> Actually, if some people are interested in compressing .pyc files, lz4
> is probably the best candidate (will yield significant compression
> benefits with very little CPU overhead).
>

It's interesting to note that there's an outstanding feature request
to enable "import modules from a library.tar.lz4", justified on the
basis that it would be helpful to the python-for-android project:

https://github.com/python-lz4/python-lz4/issues/45

Cheers,
Jonathan