LSM stands for Linux Software Map.  It has nothing to do with
compression.  It is simply a file that contains information about
other files.

On 11/30/07, Craig Davis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I just found a great program to add to FreeDOS.  It's called XXCOPY.  It 
> works a lot like xcopy.  It is much more powerful though.  It can clone a 
> entire hard drive to another hard drive using the /CLONE switch.  A typical 
> command to clone a Win9X or DOS FAT or FAT32 hard drive would look like 
> xxcopy C:\ D:\ /CLONE.
>
> Of course you still have to use fdisk & format to prepare the drive first (if 
> it's a new hard drive).  I'm not shouting by typing the name of the program 
> in caps.  That's the way it appears on their website.  XXCOPY is Freeware.  
> It's free for personal use.
>
> Commercial use is $40 per license.  They have a table of pricing at this 
> website: http://www.xxcopy.com/index.htm#order.  The home page is 
> http://www.xxcopy.com/index.htm.  It's not Open Source yet.  I would 
> recommend contacting the author of XXCOPY to see if has been abandoned.  It 
> still has links to order commercial licenses of XXCOPY.
>
> The reason I say it may have been abandoned is the fact that they haven't 
> released a updated version of XXCOPY for years.  The claim it's compatible 
> with Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003.  No word yet on Vista compatibility.  
> That also proves that the project may be abandon-ware now.
>
> I would also like to say that I think the FreeDOS Updater is a great idea.  
> What I don't get is why you propose using the proprietary LSM compression 
> technology.  If LSM isn't proprietary feel free to correct me.  I propose 
> using 7-Zip for the update packages since 7-Zip is more efficient than LSM.
>
>
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