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Lz4cat is a command line tool used for decompressing LZ4 compressed files. This tool allows you to read the compressed content of an LZ4 file and output the decompressed data to the standard output without modifying or altering the original file. LZ4 is a lossless compression algorithm that is widely used for real-time data compression. It offers very fast compression and decompression speeds, making it popular in scenarios where speed is a crucial factor. Lz4cat is a part of the LZ4 package, which includes utilities for compression and decompression. It is available on multiple platforms, including Windows, Linux, and macOS. You can use lz4cat for various purposes, such as decompressing archived files or integrating it into your own scripts or workflows that require decompressing LZ4 files. Overall, lz4cat simplifies the process of decompressing LZ4 files through a command line interface, making it a valuable tool in data compression tasks.

List of commands for lz4cat:

  • sqfstar:tldr:c503c sqfstar: Create a squashfs filesystem from a tar archive compressed with `lz4`, excluding files matching a regular expression.
    $ lz4cat ${archive-tar-lz4} | sqfstar ${filesystem-squashfs} -regex "${regular_expression}"
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