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mikeshn 09-20-2003 07:45 AM

bzip2 vs.gzip
 
What do you think is better for files comprassion? What tool is more effective and why ?

_kossak_ 09-20-2003 09:04 AM

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.

arunshivanandan 09-20-2003 09:30 AM

ya,bzip is really slow.
see http://jeremy.zawodny.com/blog/archives/000953.html


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