zipped ISO in addition to gz?

Sunnz sunnzy at
Thu Aug 7 08:32:45 PDT 2008

You don't really need "the gzip" client, as in, "GNU Zip client" for
Windows to uncompress gzip, programs like WinRAR and 7zip are usually
fine for Windows, 7zip for example is free and open source and just a
very small download... well if you can download an ISO, you surely can
download 7zip.

2008/8/8 Justin C. Sherrill <justin at>
> Would there be any objection to having zipped versions of our ISOs?  The
> file size wouldn't change much.
> If someone happens to be downloading with a Windows client, it's a minor
> pain in the rear to have to track down a gzip binary for Windows to get to
> the ISO.  I have one comment from the Digest where someone got bit by
> this, and I imagine there's others.

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