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Low-level bindings to the C API of laszip for Rust. A native Rust implementation of laz is available at https://github.com/tmontaigu/laz-rs.

Continuous Integration


LASzip is a free and lossless LiDAR compression format, based on the las format. Compression ratios over las of 4:1 and up to 10:1 have been observed in the wild.


Ensure that clang can see the laszip/laszip_api.h include file and the laszip_api library.

git clone https://github.com/gadomski/laszip-sys
cd laszip-rs/laszip-sys
cargo build

This crate's test suite includes "EXAMPLE_ONE" from laszip's own dll test, so to run layout tests and "EXAMPLE_ONE":

cargo test

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