andy at splashground.de
Sun Aug 15 03:25:53 PDT 2004
dillon wrote @ Wed, 11 Aug 2004 09:12:20 -0700 (PDT):
> Well, I dunno. bzip2 is now fairly ubiquitous in the world of UNIX,
> and it does produce ~17% better compressed ISOs. While I don't think
> it is a good general choice due to its lack of flexibility in cpu
> consumption (1), it may be a good choice for ISO distribution. bzip2 -9
> produces a 70MB file while gzip -9 produces an 82MB file.
With 7z i get a 49 MB file instead of the 79 MB with gzip.
See archivers/p7zip and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7z
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