Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : cloudflare-zlib
  Version         : v1.2.8-28-ge55212b
  Upstream Author : zlib authors + 9 new contributors
* URL             :
* License         : BSD-3
  Programming Lang: C
  Description     : compression library - cloudflare optimized version

I've not yet analyzed if work in this fork was submitted partially or in full
upstream (which now has 1.2.11 version).  It provides a set of optimization
patches for recent x86 processors, speeding up operations a number of
folds (see e.g. "Optimizing zlib" of

I just discovered about it because upcoming release of dcm2niix is
offering an option to build its superbuild against this fork, since it
has shown to lead to great runtime advantages.  Not yet sure if it is
worthwhile packaging or some optimization patches could be generalized to be
adopted upstream.

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