Change to bzip2?

Jeff Johnson n3npq at
Wed Feb 2 15:31:41 UTC 2005

Kenneth Porter wrote:

> --On Wednesday, February 02, 2005 3:45 PM +0100 Florian La Roche 
> <laroche at> wrote:
>> I think staying with gzip is ok as it really is a good middle ground
>> between speed and disk compression ratio. bzip2 "feels" noticable 
>> slower.
> Is that true on extraction or only on creation?

Add --stats to any rpm command that does whatever you want to benchmark, 
and make your own measurement.

73 de Jeff

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