> 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 ? François.