Subject: Re: Gzip for AmigaDOS
To: She stares at the screen at the little words in green <email@example.com>
From: Kolbj|rn Barmen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/20/1996 20:07:07
On Wed, 20 Nov 1996, She stares at the screen at the little words in green wrote:
> >No.. hm.. perhaps it would actually be smart to first rename .tgz file to
> >tar.gz, since gzip will try to remove the .gz extension from the file.
> That's what I have been doing....;-)
Oh.. OK :)
> >They shouldnt.
> Well the AmigaDOS version gives a slightly longer filesize on the one file I
> It's only a couple of bytes difference, but I would have thought it would be
> the same.
> I had a ".gz" file which I created using the i386 Linux version of Gzip,
> which I decompressed and then recompressed using the AmigaDOS version of
> gzip. The file compressed under AmigaDOS was larger!
Ah.. well, the compression rate depends on what version of gzip you are
running. The _uncompressed_ files should be the same size everywhere.
Kolbjørn Barmen /\¯\ "I met the Amiga and fell in love..." // T e a m
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