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Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2002 11:27:46 +0100
From: "Gerrit P. Haase" <gp AT familiehaase DOT de>
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To: Christopher Faylor <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
Subject: Re: reducing binary distribution size with UPX
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Hallo Christopher,

Am 2002-03-15 um 17:52 schriebst du:

>>UPX is quite cross-platform: you can use win32 version to package lonux
>>a.out such as linux verison to package win32 PE.
>>Moreover an UPX-compressed EXE is completely self-sufficient from UPX
>>itself, has no memory overhead and decompresses very very fast (10Mb/sec
>>on the author's Pentium133 as says).
>>But if a cygwin native version is needed nonetheless I could volunteer to
>>package it.


> It sounds from your description like I'll be able to run this on linux,
> where I make all of my packages.  Is that right?  That's the only way
> this will be useful for me.

It is very much faster on Linux;)

Anyone counted the votes?
3 pro / 3 undecided / 1 contra?


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