Ack, sorry for the (no subject); again in the right thread:
For external uses like XML dumps integrating the
strategy into LZMA would however be very attractive. This would also
benefit other users of LZMA compression like HBase.
For dumps or other uses, 7za -mx=3 / xz -3 is your best bet.
That has a 4 MB buffer, compression ratios within 15-25% of
current 7zip (or histzip), and goes at 30MB/s on my box,
which is still 8x faster than the status quo (going by a 1GB
Trying to get quick-and-dirty long-range matching into LZMA isn't
feasible for me personally and there may be inherent technical
difficulties. Still, I left a note on the 7-Zip boards as folks
suggested; feel free to add anything there:
Thanks for the reply,