Edit Package xz

A Program for Compressing Files


The xz command is a very powerful program for compressing files.

* Average compression ratio of LZMA is about 30% better than that of
gzip, and 15% better than that of bzip2.

* Decompression speed is only little slower than that of gzip, being
two to five times faster than bzip2.

* In fast mode, compresses faster than bzip2 with a comparable
compression ratio.

* Achieving the best compression ratios takes four to even twelve
times longer than with bzip2. However. this doesn't affect
decompressing speed.

* Very similar command line interface to what gzip and bzip2 have.

Source Files (show merged sources derived from linked package)
Filename Size Changed
baselibs.conf 0000000091 91 Bytes over 9 years
xz-5.2.5.tar.gz 0001791345 1.71 MB about 1 year
xz-5.2.5.tar.gz.sig 0000000566 566 Bytes about 1 year
xz.changes 0000023736 23.2 KB about 1 year
xz.keyring 0000003239 3.16 KB over 7 years
xz.spec 0000005970 5.83 KB about 1 year
xznew 0000004671 4.56 KB over 5 years
xznew.1 0000000954 954 Bytes over 5 years
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