[fpc-devel] FPC 2.2 release files in .tar format?

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Wed Sep 12 19:56:55 CEST 2007

> Hi,
> Why are the FPC 2.2 release files for Linux *.tar files and not
> *.tar.gz  or *.tar.bz2?
> Surely if the tar file was compressed using gzip, bzip2 or 7zip it
> would have been much smaller than 30Mb!

What is inside the .tar is already compressed.


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