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Re: RPM roadmapping



On Wednesday 01 August 2007 22:26:36 Bill Nottingham wrote:

> bz2 makes things somewhat smaller, with a significant increase in
> cpu time and memory usage; unknown how much that is worth it. rpm
> already gzips the payload.

LZMA[1], implemented in 7zip, seems to be a better choice than bzip2, but I 
don't know, how high the benefits compared to gzip are.

Regards,
Till

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LZMA

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