[fpc-pascal] Re: a suggestion...

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at mbox.vol.cz
Thu May 25 12:47:00 CEST 2006

Florian Klaempfl wrote:
> Adrian Maier wrote:
>> On 25/05/06, Florian Klaempfl <florian at freepascal.org> wrote:
>>> Jeff Pohlmeyer wrote:
>>> >> Because gzip is spread wider, we use this instead of bzip2/7zip.
>>> >
>>> > I think the size saved by compressing FPC with bz2 would be much
>>> > greater than the size of downloading and installing a bzip2
>>> extractor.
>>> Yes, but it requires extra work :)
>> What do you think about having two archives, to make everyone happy  :
>> one compressed with gzip ( for those concerned about compatibility)
>> and one compressed with bzip2  (for those concerned about the size) ?
> Extra work for us :) We're already overloaded when doing releases.

 ... plus it would have impact to required storage on all our mirrors.


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