[aur-general] lzma

Firmicus Firmicus at gmx.net
Mon Mar 10 06:41:52 EDT 2008

Roman Kyrylych a écrit :
> 2008/3/10, Firmicus <Firmicus at gmx.net>:
>>  Hi everyone,
>>  The TeXLive project is considering using the lzma format instead of bz2
>>  for its next release, and I wondered whether it is supported by makepkg.
>>  It is not, as I expected. But to my suprise, there is not even a
>>  PKGBUILD for it in AUR/unsupported! I have thus just uploaded lzma-utils
>>  to [community]. In case some of you are interested, it is said to
>>  achieve 15% better compression rates than bzip2 while being 2 to 5 times
>>  faster. And decompression is nearly as fast as gunzip (see
>>  http://tukaani.org/lzma/).
> Doesn't p7zip handle lzma archives?
No. p7zip uses the lzma algorithm to generate its own format. Files 
compressed with lzma cannot be decompressed with 7z.

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