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pigz is a parallel gzip drop-in which might be useful in a number of slow running processes that currently use gzip.

Thoughts that come to mind so far - DeleteWiki archives, backups.

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lewiscawte triaged this task as Normal priority.Aug 2 2020, 10:09 PM

So, for further information, I've hacked the automysqlbackup script to use pigz (it is enabled in the more recent version which seems to be buggy and also isn't provided by package - making life... more interesting)