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
Filename Size Changed
baselibs.conf 0000000091 91 Bytes about 9 years
xz-5.0.3.tar.bz2 0001025913 1000 KB over 9 years
xz.changes 0000011628 11.4 KB over 8 years
xz.spec 0000003705 3.62 KB over 8 years
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