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Subject: Re: make the cvs build zips smaller?

Re: make the cvs build zips smaller?

From: Bluechip <csbluechip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-05-03

At 14:39 03/05/2006, you wrote:
>On 5/3/06, Daniel Stenberg <daniel@rockbox.org> wrote:
>>On Wed, 3 May 2006, Bluechip wrote:
>> > I can highly recommend 7-zip to make things smaller still. It
>> worked wonders
>> > for The DevKit ...try it, I think you'll be pleasantly surprised :) And to
>> > boot it's all gpl open-source etc. :))
>>... and we've supported 'make 7zip' in Rockbox for a while already. I just
>>don't think the world is ready for us to switch all our official builds over
>>to 7zip completely instead of zip.
>
>Wasn't there that normal zips compressed with 7zip are smaller than
>normal zips compressed with normal zip ?

Yes, it will ALSO make an optimised gzip file by using an adaptive
multi-pass huffman table generator :)

BC
Received on Wed May 3 16:14:30 2006


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