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Re: emulate an end-of-media

On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 07:44:48PM +0100, Martin Laabs wrote:
> I also made a comparison between gzip and bzip2 regarding
> the compression ratio on a dump of my home directory (3.2GB)
> bzip2 took about 74min to compress, gzip only 11minutes. And
> in terms of compression ratio bzip2 was only 3% better than
> gzip.

That's not a realistic test case. bzip2 normally takes trice the time
and compresses 10% better. I can't comment on compress.

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