Has there been experiments with 7zip for deb packages

Kristof Vansant kristof.vansant at pandora.be
Tue Jan 18 15:45:04 CST 2005

Up late; started measuring up for fire-door; poked at E-mail while H. 
slept. Giuseppe from Mdk pointed me at: 7zip 
<http://p7zip.sourceforge.net/> which (apparently) gives a 20% size 
reduction on an OO.o source archive over bzip2 - which is pretty 
impressive, or speaks volumes about duplicated file count.

I wonder if it takes more resources then bzip2 for decompressing. 
Otherwise it would be interesting to use for deb packages.


lupusBE (Kristof Vansant Belgium)

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