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Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2002 15:37:40 +0100
From: "Gerrit P. Haase" <gp AT familiehaase DOT de>
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To: Lapo Luchini <lapo AT lapo DOT it>
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Subject: Re: RFP: UPX (Was Re: reducing binary distribution size with UPX)
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Hallo Lapo,

Am 2002-03-16 um 12:16 schriebst du:

>> 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.

It is pretty easy to type in: `upx /bin/*.exe`;)

Give it a try, pack it up and offer it for inclusion (UCL too).


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