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Subject: Re: make the cvs build zips smaller?

Re: make the cvs build zips smaller?

From: Manuel Dejonghe <>
Date: 2006-05-04

On 5/4/06, bk <> wrote:
> Compression algorithms like 7zip, RAR, bzip2, etc tend not to be wins
> (except for very large files) since they use *much* more CPU time for
> relatively minor size savings. If you're concerned about server load,
> 7zip is a bad idea and best case scenario is that you'll only see 15-30%
> filesize savings.

I don't see the point, as the original concern was "cpu power > bandwidth"

Received on Thu May 4 02:31:17 2006

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