speed in extracting rar files - unrar vs. 7z

RW rwmaillists at googlemail.com
Fri Mar 20 18:55:54 PDT 2009

On Sat, 21 Mar 2009 01:53:16 +0200
Ghirai <ghirai at ghirai.com> wrote:

> The shareware WinRAR on windows seems to be better implemented (?), as
> it uses both cores to the fullest, and as such the time needed to
> extract stuff is a lot shorter.

IIRC the unix version is portable C, but winrar has a lot of CPU
specific optimizations.

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