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Re: Bug#655185: RFP: pxz -- parallel xz compressor

On 09/01/2012 13:16, Axel Beckert wrote:
> Hi,
> Chow Loong Jin wrote:
>>> Parallel XZ is a compression utility that takes advantage of running
>>> LZMA compression of different parts of an input file on multiple cores
>>> and processors simultaneously. Its primary goal is to utilize all
>>> resources to speed up compression time with minimal possible influence
>>> on compression ratio.
>> Ooh, parallel xz compression sounds really awesome. I wonder if the generated xz
>> compressed files can be xdelta'd by pristine-tar, though.
> Good question. Not sure if pristine-tar supports xz already at all.

I thought it did, but upon closer inspection, it looks like pristine-tar has
been generating deltas for banshee's xz tarballs from ftp.gnome.org larger than
the original tarballs themselves.

> [...]

Kind regards,
Loong Jin

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