.tar.xz for snapshots?

Warren Young warren@etr-usa.com
Fri Aug 23 18:16:00 GMT 2013

On 8/23/2013 12:14, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Aug 23 14:09, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 12:00:58PM -0600, Keith Christian wrote:
>>> Perhaps we should test to see whether we want to trade compression for time.
>> The only time that the end-user has to worry about is download time +
>> uncompress time.  I think that the win with xz compression outweighs any
>> increase in uncompress time.
> Doesn't xz also have a faster uncompression than bzip2?

Yup: http://tukaani.org/lzma/benchmarks.html

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