On Sun, Jul 26, 2015 at 20:13:09 +0200, Jordi Sayol via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > El 26/07/15 a les 15:55, Martin Nowak via Digitalmars-d-announce ha escrit: > > BTW, I'd like to phase out the fat 50-60MB combined zip, and add > > tar.xz/gz for linux/freebsd/osx. > > Is it not better to use 7z format? It has more compression ratios than > gz/bz2, and they can be easily handled on Windows.
7z and xz are the same compression algorithm (LZMA), but xz works with tar (it works in streaming mode). --Ben