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A pure Python implementation of the pigz utility.

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pigz-python

The goal of this project is to create a pure Python implementation of the pigz project for parallelizing gzipping.

Usage examples

pigz-python can be utilized by creating a PigzFile object and calling the process_compression_target() method.

from pigz_python import PigzFile

pigz_file = PigzFile('foo.txt')
pigz_file.process_compression_target()

Alternatively, the pigz_python module also provides a convenient helper method to do all of this work for you.

import pigz_python

pigz_python.compress_file('foo.txt')

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