SMP Version of tar

Brandon Falk bfalk_bsd at
Mon Oct 1 16:51:10 UTC 2012

I would be willing to work on a SMP version of tar (initially just gzip 
or something).

I don't have the best experience in compression, and how to multi-thread 
it, but I think I would be able to learn and help out.

Note: I would like to make this for *BSD under the BSD license. I am 
aware that there are already tools to do this (under GPL), but I would 
really like to see this existent in the FreeBSD base.

Anyone interested?


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