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Old 05-30-2006, 02:35 AM   #1
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Smile lossless data (de)compression algorithms for red hat

Hi all

does anyone know (or has a reference) about which of these lossless data compression algorithms are the "best" on Red Hat?

ACE 2.0
CAB 1.3

The main need is for plain text files with size about 0.5 GB (max).

On top of being lossless (on decompression), the performance should be good on: compression ratio, time and resource usage.
Old 05-30-2006, 03:08 AM   #2
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TAR + BZip2 is *probably* the best. I'd suggest trying them all and comparing the results

Let us know!





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