Change to bzip2?

Alexandre Oliva aoliva at
Thu Feb 3 03:54:47 UTC 2005

On Feb  2, 2005, Jeff Johnson <n3npq at> wrote:

> And it also makes little sense to bzip tarballs that end up in gzipped
> payloads imho.

It sure does.  Already-compressed payload doesn't get further
compressed.  A bzip2ed file will still take less space than a gzip2ed
one if you make it part of gzipped payload.

Alexandre Oliva   
Red Hat Compiler Engineer   aoliva@{,}
Free Software Evangelist  oliva@{,}

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