Hi Thomas,
I suggest bzip2, or apparently xz.  gzip's compression ratios aren't
all that great.
Hope this helps,
Zack.

On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 06:53:28PM -0400, Thomas Ward wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> Smile. That's all? That's pretty small potatoes compared to the
> current release of Mysteries of the Ancients. Beta 14 is almost 350 MB
> fully installed and even compressed using Inno Setup it is around 170
> MB. The Linux setup looks like it will be around 250 MB because tar
> doesn't appear to have that high of compression. I'll probably have to
> see if I can find a better Linux compression format like bz2 and see
> if I can shrink that 250 down to something a bit smaller.
> 
> Cheers!
> 
> On 10/4/10, Jim Kitchen <j...@kitchensinc.net> wrote:
> > Hi Phil,
> >
> > In my temporary spanker folder the 118 wave files, the 1 little text file, a
> > tiny batch file and the spanker executable file add up to 2,401,704 bytes.
> > When zipped they equal 1,703,313 bytes.  And then making that zip file into
> > a self extracting zip file makes it1,765,376 bytes.
> >
> > BFN
> 
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