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Re: [Bug-ed] GNU ed 1.11-rc1 released

From: Antonio Diaz Diaz
Subject: Re: [Bug-ed] GNU ed 1.11-rc1 released
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2015 20:57:37 +0100
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Ulrich Mueller wrote:
Could you please also provide a tarball in some more widespread
format, like xz or gzip?

Sure. Here it is:

- lzip is available on every distro.
- gzip is becoming obsolete.
- xz has an horrible format developed in a hurry[1], and compresses tarballs worse than lzip[2].

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lzip#History
[2] http://www.nongnu.org/lzip/lzip_benchmark.txt

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