[pacman-dev] [arch-general] lzma compression tests

Nagy Gabor ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu
Mon Mar 24 19:50:21 EDT 2008

> Did you try with bsdtar on the extraction as well? That may make a
> difference over (gnu)tar. Should be:
> time bsdtar xf ../oo.tar.gz
> time bsdtar xf ../oo.tar.bz2
> time bsdtar --use-compress-program=lzma -xf ../oo.tar.lzma
> -Dan
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Personally I don't like gzip and bzip2, so I'm interested in any
alternative compressors. But I prefer the current transparent
libarchive-way, and AFAIK libarchive doesn't support lzma and won't
support it due to the license war. Is there any lzma-capable
alternative of libarchive?


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