Re: [ANNOUNCE] experiemental dpkg available
Jason Gunthorpe <email@example.com> writes:
> > download time is usually 10x longer than bunip2ing of dowloaded file and
> > many pays for this time so it will be much cheaper and faster on slow
> > connections if bz2 is used for the reasonable amount of packages (at
> > least bigger ones)
> Only if you are connecting through a straw or are not using a CD. Around
> here the time to download is <<< time to install even with gzip!
The `10x longer to download' is certainly true for a 56k modem,
so I suspect quite a few (perhaps a majority) of the people that are
downloading are doing so `through straws'...
Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra. Suddenly it flips over,
pinning you underneath. At night the ice weasels come. --Nietzsche