Adding bz2 support to setup

Earnie Boyd
Tue Apr 10 13:06:00 GMT 2001

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> I've just added bzip2 support to setup but I'm not quite sure how to
> test it.
> I guess I could check my changes in and then ask people to gunzip/bzip2
> some packages on their disks.  I've already done that and it seems to
> work.
> What I really need to be able to do is test this via ftp.  I don't have
> a download site with anonymous ftp available to me...  Hmm.  (thinking
> out loud) I guess I could setup my home system for this.
> Ok.  I'll do this tomorrow.
> In the meantime are there any volunteers for testing this?  FWIW, bzip2
> compression seems to make an amazing difference in the size of some of
> the source files and a not so amazing difference n the size of some of
> the binaries.
> cgf

I may be willing to test, dependent on time constraints.  Since you're
concerned with size, did you know that a gzip of a bzip2 reduces the
size of the file further?  (sic;)


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