Re: Debian Mirror with lzma compressed packages
Miles Bader <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Goswin von Brederlow <email@example.com> writes:
>> A few more examples below. I think lzma isn't the right thing for the
>> archive. p7zip seems much faster, needs a lot less ram and compression
>> is similar.
>> Lzma: 34306752 Bytes
>> Compressing : 19410 mrvn 0 376m 370m R 97.2 36.9 1:58.33 lzma -9
>> Decompressing: 19488 mrvn 0 100m 79m R 96.8 7.9 0:03.24 lzma
> Should you be using the "-9" option? The lzma help output says this:
> -3 .. -9 good to excellent compression. -7 is the default.
> --fast alias for -1
> --best alias for -9 (usually *not* what you want)
Feel free to try other options.