[lkml]   [2006]   [May]   [21]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: Linux 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.
You forgot:
- .7z 7zip
- .j JAR (
- .ice LHICE (some sort of "brother" to lharc aka lzh)
- .ace ACE (
- UPX (yes!, you just need to put '#!/\n' at the front)
- .cab MS CAB (use winace)
- .bh BlackHole
- .pak PKARC 2.51
- .sqz SqueezeIt
- "LZEXE" - you'll find some there
happy packing :)

> 38064 linux-

- is this rzip with _maximum_ distance?

Jan Engelhardt
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2006-05-21 20:43    [W:0.098 / U:7.076 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site