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Date:      Sat, 2 Jul 2011 03:52:01 -0400
From:      Mehmet Erol Sanliturk <m.e.sanliturk@gmail.com>
To:        Manish Jain <invalid.pointer@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: What is xz ?
Message-ID:  <CAOgwaMtM5eE_uBnu15nCTz0pt45Rxz+suMjJBwgYM1JJoMsOMA@mail.gmail.com>
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References:  <4E0EB955.7090308@gmail.com>

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On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 2:23 AM, Manish Jain <invalid.pointer@gmail.com>wrote:

>
>   Hi all,
>   I just downloaded FreeBSD-8.2-RELEASE-i386-dvd1.iso.xz and the md5
>   checksum is correct. Can someone please tell me what does that xz at
>   the end stand for ? It looks like it stands for some kind of
>   compression (gzip/bzip2/some new format), but I can't figure out
>   exactly which one.
>   Thank you &
>   Regards
>   Manish Jain
>   [1]invalid.pointer@gmail.com
>
> References
>
>   1. mailto:invalid.pointer@gmail.com
>
>

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Archive_formats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tar_(file_format)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xz
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XZ_Utils


Thank you very much .

Mehmet Erol Sanliturk



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