ISO9660/RockRidge transparent de-/compression
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Mon Jul 21 12:10:07 PDT 2003
Benjamin Walkenhorst <krylon at gmx.net> writes:
> The reason this is useful to me is this: I regularly write backups on cd-rw;
> my cd-rw-writer can rewrite only at 2x-speed. Which really sucks if you have
> to store several hundred megabytes of data. ;-/ Using transparent
> de-/compression can save me some space on the rw and thus some time.
> Unfortunately, the documentation of cdrtools-2.00 and zisofs-tools-1.0.4
> says, currently only Linux is capable of transparently reading such cds.
> Does anyone know if this will become a feature of FreeBSD one day?
> I would really appreciate that... =)
I don't know of anybody working on that.
I don't consider it very useful, because I just compress my backup
files before writing them to the CD...
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