Adding bz2 support to setup

Robert Collins robert.collins@itdomain.com.au
Tue Apr 10 14:43:00 GMT 2001


----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf@redhat.com>
To: <cygwin-developers@cygwin.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2001 2:58 PM
Subject: Adding bz2 support to setup


> 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
>

Happily. I'll test it with the xfree 4 tarballs.

Rob



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