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    SubjectLinux Kernel Source Compression
    Was curious as to which utilities would offer the best compression ratio 
    for the kernel source, I thought it'd be bzip2 or rar but lzma wins,
    roughly 6 MiB smaller than bzip2.

    $ du -sk * | sort -n
    33520 linux-
    33760 linux-
    38064 linux-
    39472 linux-
    39936 linux-
    40000 linux-
    40656 linux-
    47664 linux-
    49968 linux-
    50000 linux-
    51344 linux-
    57552 linux-
    57984 linux-
    81136 linux-
    94544 linux-
    101216 linux-
    228608 linux-

    $ du -sh * | sort -n
    33M linux-
    33M linux-
    37M linux-
    39M linux-
    39M linux-
    39M linux-
    40M linux-
    47M linux-
    49M linux-
    49M linux-
    50M linux-
    56M linux-
    57M linux-
    79M linux-
    92M linux-
    99M linux-
    223M linux-

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