- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Would like to request that the parallel implementation of gzip - [pigz] be considered for inclusion in
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
The parallel implementation provides a considerable performance improvement over gzip during compression, while maintaining backwards compatibility.
Red Hat Engineering team was aware about this Feature request for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7through Bug 1392306
However with release of 'Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7' on August 6, 2019 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 entered Maintenance Support 1 Phase.
This means only 'Critical and Important Security errata advisories (RHSAs) and Urgent Priority Bug Fix errata advisories (RHBAs) may be released`.
This Feature Enhancement, did not meet Maintenance Support 1 Phase criteria and was closed WONTFIX.
Currently, Customers can test pigz package on their server by configuring EPEL Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux repository.
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