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Re: RPM roadmapping



ons, 01 08 2007 kl. 23:14 +0200, skrev Till Maas:
> 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.

We can turn to our friends in the Ubuntu community for numbers as they
actually tested this a while back.

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Dpkg7Zip

- David

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