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    SubjectRe: Smaller compressed kernel source tarballs?
    >> widely used until there is an "lzip" which does the same thing.  I 
    >> actually started the work of adding LZMA support to gzip, but then
    >> realized it would be better if a new encapsulation format with proper
    >> 64-bit support everywhere was created.
    >It doesn't handle streaming?
    >So you can't do: tar c dirname | 7zip dirname.tar.7z ?

    man 7z [slightly changed for reasonability]:

    Read data from StdIn (eg: tar -c directory | 7z a -si directory.tar.7z)

    Jan Engelhardt
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