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Old 09-20-2003, 08:45 AM   #1
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bzip2 vs.gzip


What do you think is better for files comprassion? What tool is more effective and why ?
 
Old 09-20-2003, 10:04 AM   #2
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For what I've seen bzip2 does better compression than gzip.
That's what really matters for me, I'm not concerned with how fast can they compress.
 
Old 09-20-2003, 10:30 AM   #3
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ya,bzip is really slow.
see http://jeremy.zawodny.com/blog/archives/000953.html
 
  


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