simple-tar VS zlib

Compare simple-tar vs zlib and see what are their differences.


A very simple tar archive processing library (by GaloisInc)


Compression and decompression in the gzip and zlib formats (by haskell)
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simple-tar zlib
0 1
11 32
- -
0.0 6.4
over 5 years ago about 2 months ago
Haskell Haskell
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of simple-tar. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of zlib. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing simple-tar and zlib you can also consider the following projects:

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

json-encoder - A single-pass JSON encoder with a declarative DSL

netpbm - Loading PBM, PGM, PPM image files in pure Haskell

zip-conduit - Working with zip archives via conduits.

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

html-entities - A codec library for HTML-escaped text and HTML-entities

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

codec - Easy bidirectional serialization in Haskell

zlib-bindings - Low-level wrapper around the zlib library

activitystreams-aeson - Basic library for working with Activity Streams

snappy - Fast Haskell bindings to Google's Snappy compression library

zlib-lens - zlib support for lens