karl at freefriends.org
Thu Sep 10 00:58:00 CEST 2009
If the currently broken link to lzma
I believe I fixed that link some days ago. At least I fixed a link.
All the pretest stuff talks about xz, not lzma, as far as I know, anyway.
Googling for lzma source
Not that you care now, but the package from http://tukaani.org/lzma/
is/was installable in the standard way. That is what we used in TL08.
once I accept the warm smothering embrace of full automation.
It is scary, I agree.
Regarding your original point about bzip2 vs. lzma/xz. I was curious,
so I compressed our big iso both ways. xz saved about 18% over bzip2,
which is about 270MB for us. That is significant, in my eyes ...
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