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Re: why apt/dpkg not using bzip2

On Sun, Sep 03, 2000 at 07:24:04AM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> Now, we cannot save that much. Your example of compressing pure text is
> not a measure of this whole archive. I've tested it, and converted an

bzip2 does great with sources. Packages maintainers can put large amounts of
code in bz2 and than in orig.gz, this will save space on src-CDs

Alexander Kotelnikov
Saint-Petersburg, Russia

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