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Re: [lmi] .tar.lzma vs. .tar.xz

From: Vadim Zeitlin
Subject: Re: [lmi] .tar.lzma vs. .tar.xz
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 00:42:58 +0200

On Sun, 25 Jul 2010 22:35:10 +0000 Greg Chicares <address@hidden> wrote:

GC> I want to move beyond .tar.bz2 archives. AFAICT, .tar.lzma and .tar.xz
GC> are virtually equivalent. Is there any reason to prefer one to the other?

 AFAIK .lzma is obsoleted by .xz so the former shouldn't be used any

 BTW, notice that neither of them is the same as .7z (which confused me
once or twice in the past as LZMA algorithm is used by 7-zip but while
7-zip itself reads .lzma just fine, lzma tools don't read .7z files).


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