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The test driver 'lzotest' has grown into a fairly powerful program
of it's own. Here is a short description of the various options.

[ to be written - this is only a very first draft ]


lzotest [option..] file...

Basic options:

  -m#     compression method
  -b#     set input block size (default 262144, max 1310720)
  -n#     number of compression/decompression runs
  -c#     number of compression runs
  -d#     number of decompression runs
  -S      use safe decompressor (if available)
  -A      use assembler decompressor (if available)
  -F      use fast assembler decompressor (if available)
  -O      optimize compressed data (if available)
  -s DIR  process Calgary Corpus test suite in directory 'DIR'
  -@      read list of files to compress from stdin
  -q      be quiet
  -L      display software license

More about '-m':

Use '-m' to list all available methods.

You can select methods by number:

You can select methods by name:

You can select some predefined method groups:

You can specify multiple methods/groups separated by ',':

And finally you can use multiple '-m' options:
-m962,972 -mm99,982,m1

Other options: