[Clipart] Bzip archives?
nicu at apsro.com
Sat Feb 5 04:28:35 PST 2005
Glen Turner wrote:
>> IMO, we can drop tar.gz and provide only tar.bz2 in the future, and do
>> not waste storage space on the server.
> You should be aware that about 4MB of memory is needed to decompress
> files compressed with "bzip2 -9". I don't think that this is a
> problem for your particular application, more just pointing out
> why other websites often provide .gz and .bz2 files (and yes, it's
> partly historical as it's only in the past few years that 4MB
> has sounded "small").
i imagine more than 4MB of memory is needed by any application able to
render our SVG files.
however, we already provide the downloadable packages in zip format, so
i imagine if the bz2 package can't be used because of memory
constraints, the zip one is available as a fallback option.
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