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Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2002 12:16:56 +0100
From: Lapo Luchini <lapo AT lapo DOT it>
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To: "Gerrit P. Haase @ cygwin-apps" <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
Subject: Re: RFP: UPX (Was Re: reducing binary distribution size with UPX)
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> We should not precompress delivered binaries (besides setup.exe maybe?).
> It will not reduce the size of the packages very much.

We could maybe include in the UPX file also two shell scripts: compress everything
and decompress everything, just to ease things to users.

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Lapo 'Raist' Luchini
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