Subject: Re: System configuration utility
To: None <>
From: Guenther Grau <>
List: tech-install
Date: 09/30/1998 11:04:57 wrote:
> > With ustarfs and bzip, I suspect we'll be able to fit a much more
> > interesting install in for the "average" user.
> Just out of curiosity, is bzip a better compressor than gzip?  (No,
> I've not tried it yet.)


In most cases I have seen I manages to shave another 10-30%
of what gzip compresses. So according to information
theory, with the invention of bzip, the amount of information
available has been decreased ;-) ;-) ;-)