Re: FYI: dh_upx compresses i386 executables
Recent versions of upx can compress a linux bzImage (I've seen 13% shaved off
a bzImage). debian-installer may use it to squeeze more onto the single
floppy (kernel + initrd with modules).
Sat, Apr 21, 2001 at 06:25:10PM -0700 wrote:
> On Sat, 21 Apr 2001, John H. Robinson, IV wrote:
> > however, on something like boot-floppies, this might be a goddess-send.
> No, it isn't. gzip -9 already applied to the floppies is very close to
> the gziped upxed binary size. I tried upx on the boot floppies last
> release (from which this claim is based).
> Andrew Lenharth
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