[tex-live] compress http://ftp.tug.org/texlive/Images/test/ CD ISO images, too?

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 17:52:31 CET 2007

On 1/24/07, ivo welch <ivo_welch at brown.edu> wrote:

> dear tex experts---would it make sense to also offer the inst as a bzip2
> archive?  the live version compresses to less than half the size.

Probably not.  The "live" version has lots of unpacked files, while
the inst version is mostly
zip archives, so applying bzip2 to "inst" wouldn't be expected to give
nearly the same benefit.

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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