Re: Debian Mirror with lzma compressed packages
On Tue, Jan 16, 2007 at 09:25:38AM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> > > I'm not sure if the smaller size that LZMA allows is worth it if
> > > it then takes a lot longer to unpack files, or if it becomes
> > > impossible to do so due to memory requirements.
> > I don't know on memory requirements. but i didn't notice any speed
> > drawbacks for my personal use.
> Last I checked, bzip2 requires a lot of memory to decompress. It's
> documented in bzip2 manpage. 8MB is still a large number considering
> embedded devices and Debian running on virtual machines. How about
> LZMA ?
> Compress Decompress Decompress Corpus
> Flag usage usage -s usage Size
> -9 7600k 3700k 2350k 828642
2350k (+ 828642, I guess) != 8MB...
The 8MB you cite is for compressing, not decompressing.
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