Subject: Re: Proposal: new binary package format
To: Adam Ciarcinski <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/31/1999 13:04:30
On Mon, May 31, 1999 at 11:15:40AM +0200, Adam Ciarcinski wrote:
> > with our current format a binary package is an ".tar.gz" archive which
> My proposal: let's use bzip2 instead of gzip, ...

That's an idea I had, too.

> ... since it gives better compresson, doesn't it?

Yes, it does. But it is slower. We could make this an option.

Matthias Scheler