Create my own linux ISO

Brian Hawkins brianhks at
Sat Mar 10 19:40:01 MST 2007

Part of what I'm doing is testing the effects of different compression 
methods on the changes in a file.  So what I will do is extract both 
version 1 and 2 of the file and then re-compress each one using various 
compression techniques to see which one does the best at not screwing up 
the similar portions.  Part of this is I'm looking at the rsync patch to 
gzip.  I have also found a couple of modifications to that patch that 
will make it work even better.  This is what I want to get some hard 
numbers on.


Von Fugal wrote:
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but won't changing the compression scheme
> render the datasets completely different? You would then lose any
> ability to match against the previous release.
> Von Fugal
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