zlib: General purpose, patent-free compression ibrary

Contents

  1. Overview of package
  2. Overview of package
    1. General usage
  3. Availability of package by cluster

Overview of package

General information about package
Package: zlib
Description: General purpose, patent-free compression ibrary
For more information: http://zlib.net
Categories:
License: OpenSource (Zlib License)

General usage information

zlib is a general purpose, patent-free, lossless compression library.

The following environmental variables have been defined:

  • \$ZLIB_ROOT has been set to the root of the zlib installation
  • \$ZLIB_LIBDIR points to the directory containing the libraries
  • \$ZLIB_INCDIR points to the directory containing the header files

You will probably wish to use these by adding the following flags to your compilation command (e.g. to CFLAGS in your Makefile):

  • -I\$ZLIB_INCDIR
and the following flags to your link command (e.g. LDFLAGS in your Makefile):
  • -L\$ZLIB_LIBDIR -Wl,-rpath,\$ZLIB_LIBDIR

Available versions of the package zlib, by cluster

This section lists the available versions of the package zlibon the different clusters.

Available versions of zlib on the Deepthought2 cluster (RHEL8)

Available versions of zlib on the Deepthought2 cluster (RHEL8)
Version Module tags CPU(s) optimized for GPU ready?
1.2.11 zlib/1.2.11 ivybridge, sandybridge, x86_64, zen Y

Available versions of zlib on the Juggernaut cluster

Available versions of zlib on the Juggernaut cluster
Version Module tags CPU(s) optimized for GPU ready?
1.2.11 zlib/1.2.11 x86_64 Y
1.2.11 zlib/1.2.11 skylake_avx512, x86_64, zen, zen2 Y