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Re: /usr/share/doc/ files and gzip/xz/no compression

Carsten Hey dixit:

>IIRC bzip2 had a better compression.  Compressing dpkg's changelog on
>stable seems confirm this:

xz’s default compression level -6 is not good for files
smaller than 8 MiB. Try -2 instead, maybe -2e (slower).
Besides, it decompresses a lot faster than bzip2, so even
in case of a (slight) size increase from bzip2 to xz, I’d
choose xz every day anyway.

//mirabilos, wondering how many *.gz don’t use gzip -n9 either
FWIW, I'm quite impressed with mksh interactively. I thought it was much
*much* more bare bones. But it turns out it beats the living hell out of
ksh93 in that respect. I'd even consider it for my daily use if I hadn't
wasted half my life on my zsh setup. :-) -- Frank Terbeck in #!/bin/mksh

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