I'm trying to git archive a branch using gzip with the highest level
compression (9) but it seems to not compress at that level. Here is my
git -C /home/user/example.com/ archive --format tar -o /home/user/
site_backups/develop-`date +%Y-%m-%dT%H%M`.tar develop | gzip -9
It creates the tar file but the size is over 100MB compared to a zip that
was compressed at 86MB using this command:
git -C /home/user/example.com/ archive --format zip -o /home/user/
site_backups/develop-`date +%Y-%m-%dT%H%M`.zip develop
Can the output file be compressed more? What am I doing wrong?
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