[haiku-development] Re: Do optional packages need to include everything they do?

  • From: "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 15:33:33 +0200 CEST

> Em 31/08/2009, às 08:48, scott mc <scottmc2@xxxxxxxxx> escreveu:
> > Using DiskUsage before and after zipping
> > up that test folder and you'll see the savings, 45meg vs. 60meg.
> It's quite possible that 7-zip will yield bigger gains. I actually  
> suggest that we push 7z as the format for packages. With solid  
> compression and the right combination of filters, we could see  
> enormous gains, saving on server space and on everyone's bandwidth.  
> Also, recent 7-zip implementations support multithreaded compression  
> or the LZMA2 format, so how nice a fit is that for Haiku ;)
> Besides, 7-zip can decompress zip files, so the transition could be  
> made smoothly.

Except it doesn't support xattrs, does it ?


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