[gobolinux-users] Re: p7zip instead of bz2
hisham.hm at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 16:35:48 GMT 2005
On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 23:50:52 -0800 (PST), zika <zika at lova.every1.net> wrote:
> How about using p7zip instead of bz2 for package compression?
> It is quite better.
I did some benchmarks on a few compression apps a while ago (I'll post
the results if I find them). Yes, p7zip has a very good compression
ratio, but compression/decompression times were problematic. I worked
a bit on it, but it's still slower than the Windows version.
Here's the thread on the p7zip forum:
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