Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: make the cvs build zips smaller?
Re: make the cvs build zips smaller?
From: Manuel Dejonghe <manuel_at_dejonghe.de>
Date: Thu, 4 May 2006 02:31:12 +0200
On 5/4/06, bk <mutualaid_at_gmail.com> 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 2006-05-04