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Mon Mar 10 06:48:49 EDT 2008
On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 11:41:52AM +0100, Firmicus wrote:
> 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
>> 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.
Not that important but you also need to adopt the package you uploaded.
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