Subject: Re: Proposal: new binary package format
To: Adam Ciarcinski <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
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 http://home.owl.de/~tron/