[aur-general] lzma

Timm Preetz timm at preetz.us
Mon Mar 10 10:38:59 EDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-03-10 at 14:19 +0100, Firmicus wrote:
> BTW, nothing beats gzip in terms of speed and memory footprint... But
> if 
> you need higher rates of compression, then lzma seems to be a great 
> alternative to bzip2.

Yes. And especially for LaTeX packages this seems good. Would probably
also make sense to offer big packages as lzma instead of gz, but not
sure how big the difference in size really is.

But that few MBs are probably never worth the confusion it would make to
offer packages in just another format...

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