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Re: [Bug-tar] 7z support for GNU tar

From: Joerg Schilling
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] 7z support for GNU tar
Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2005 15:42:26 +0100
User-agent: nail 11.2 8/15/04

Ville Oikarinen <address@hidden> wrote:

> > It is not this big with real data....my tests result in 13% in case
> > I did use special options for highest compression.
> > 
> > But I would be interested to see an implementation that could be compiled
> > on UNIX and that writes a "magic number" into the beginning of the output.
> In fact this was real data. But of course, the rate depends on the data.
> I tested this on Linux so it compiles on UNIX. (There is a package at
> least for gentoo linux called p7zip.)
> It doesn't write a magic number? Weird, but probably not that hard to fix
> :-)

OK, I now fetched the same source as you.

Unfortunately it is not usable as a filter.


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