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Re: Debian Mirror with lzma compressed packages

On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 12:39:18PM +0000, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> Does LZMA have any drawbacks? 

It is far less deployed as bzip2, so manually unpacking .deb packages on
some random GNU/Linux or Unix rescue system is more likely to fail.
Bzip2 is pretty ubiquitous these days, so comparing lzma numbers to
bzip2 might make sense as well.


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