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Re: Delta performance

From: ibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2000-10-09 19:38:32 CEST

I wrote:

> I remember comparing gzip with compress-only vdeltas; I got similar
> results (say, +-10%) when the vdelta windows were large enough to
> accomodate whole files, even though I believe gzip does a much better
> job of eliminating redundancies than vdelta is designed to do.

That's nonsense, of course. I was comparing `diff -e´┐Ż with the estimated
size computed by `vdelta-test´┐Ż on text files (typically `diff
Makefile.in Makefile´┐Ż).

I plead insanity and lack of sleep.

-- 
Brane C(ibej
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Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:10 2006

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