[arch-general] lzma compression tests
dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 15:43:11 EDT 2008
On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 2:24 PM, Mark Constable <markc at renta.net> wrote:
> FWIW, possibly worth considering adding lzma to pacman...
Interesting. You may want ot take this to the pacman-dev ML. A good
"real-world" look might be grabbing the openoffice package and
uncompressing it to a folder, and then run the following tests:
bsdtar czf package (gzip)
bsdtar cjf package (bzip2)
<lzma creation of package>
and then the similar unzip costs, along with the size of the original
folder structure (unzipped package) vs. their zipped counterparts.
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