[bf1942] Decompressing .tar.bz2.zip files
battlefield at digitalnines.com
Wed Jun 18 00:59:58 EDT 2003
"As a rule, compressed files get *larger* when you compress them again"
Not necessarily, you could compress in one format but the second compression
may have better compression ratio and thus reduce the file size :).
----- Original Message -----
From: "Scratch Monkey" <ScratchMonkey at SewingWitch.com>
To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 2003 6:00 PM
Subject: Re: [bf1942] Decompressing .tar.bz2.zip files
> --On Tuesday, June 17, 2003 5:58 PM -0400 "Battlefield at digitalnines.com"
> <battlefield at digitalnines.com> wrote:
> > heh my bad
> > didn't see the .zip at the end
> Doh, looks like we all missed that!
> Who's distributing zipped bz2 files? As a rule, compressed files get
> when you compress them again. Even if they just store the original
> file unchanged, they have to add a header and that makes the new file
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