.tar.xz for snapshots?

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Fri Aug 23 19:17:00 GMT 2013

On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 12:16:08PM -0600, Warren Young wrote:
>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

Well there you go then...


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