New compression module Gzip::Libdeflate

I've turned the libdeflate compression library into a CPAN module:


This is the gzip compression method, but updated.

It's supposed to be much faster and better than libz (the original gzip library).

Sometimes I am getting compression of as much as 30% better on some files.

So far I haven't tested whether or not it is faster.

See the module above for links to the original library and so on.

Since this is an early release, it's very likely indeed that bugs in the module are my fault rather than any problem with libdeflate, so please report them to me.

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About Ben Bullock

user-pic Perl user since about 2006, I have also released some CPAN modules.