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gzip all that stuff in etc/, etc.

From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: gzip all that stuff in etc/, etc.
Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2003 11:40:29 +0800
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Why don't you guys gzip all that stuff in etc/ and elsewhere?
I.e. save disk space at the cost of some cpu cycles.
Like debian, all their /usr/share/doc/*/* are gzipped.
Yeah, some programs read files in etc/, like DOC, NEWS, but maybe they
already recognize .gz's.
http://jidanni.org/ Taiwan(04)25854780

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