> From: peter <ing...@gmail.com>
> The files that I suspect are all compiled without stripping (debug symbols
> present in the file). When I delete all these files the size of my tar-bal
> from the original filesystem is nearly the same as the one made from the
> git checkout.
Here some things to check:
Produce tar files rather than tar.gz files and see if the size
difference is still present. The ordering of files in a tar file
might affect how efficient the compression is.
Get a directory listing of both tar files (-tv) and see if they
contain exactly the same files, and with exactly the same lengths.
Do a tree file comparison between the files that go into the original
tar and the ones that go into the new tar.
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