snappy VS tar

Compare snappy vs tar and see what are their differences.


Fast Haskell bindings to Google's Snappy compression library (by bos)


Reading, writing and manipulating ".tar" archive files. (by haskell)
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snappy tar
0 1
31 28
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0.0 2.9
21 days ago 3 months ago
Haskell Haskell
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of snappy. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning snappy yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of tar. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-14.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing snappy and tar you can also consider the following projects:

hs-zstd - Bindings to the Zstandard library to make it usable from the Haskell programming language.

lz4 - Haskell bindings to lz4

mime - A Haskell MIME library

binary-serialise-cbor - Binary serialisation in the CBOR format

simple-tar - A very simple tar archive processing library

ffmpeg-light - Minimal Haskell bindings to the FFmpeg library


utf8-string - Support for reading and writing UTF8 Strings in Haskell

xlsx - Simple and incomplete Excel file parser/writer