timm at preetz.us
Mon Mar 10 12:01:32 EDT 2008
On Mon, 2008-03-10 at 16:51 +0100, Firmicus wrote:
> The *sources* for TeXLive 2008 will be offered as tar.lzma archives
> instead of tar.bz2. This makes a little difference in size, but it
> make a big difference in decompression time! Note that this does not
> affect users, only distro maintainers.
Yeah I got that.
Ok, so they do it only for the decompression time.
I thought they might do it for the size also, because maybe lzma work
especially well on their sources.
But if it's only because of the time, then it doesn't matter.
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