Re: OFFTOPIC: Re: bzip2 for kernel dists?

Philip Blundell (
Tue, 16 Dec 1997 09:07:44 +0000

>The .bz2 files on are automatically generated from the
>.gz files. If you don't want to, don't mirror them. In fact, the
>.bz2 files are liable to go away if we run short on disk space.

Of course, there are ftp servers out there that can generate various formats
of compressed file on the fly. I daresay making this work with bz2 wouldn't
be hard.