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Description: OS4 PPC xpkGZIP - Sublibrary for the XPK package
Download: xpkgzip.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 56kb
Date: 30 Nov 04
Author: Michael Merkel
Submitter: Michael Merkel
Email: Michael Merkel/gmx net
Category: utility/archive
License: Other
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.0
FileID: 344
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This is a more or less straight port of the xpkSubLibrary xpkGZIP.
The original (68k) including the source code can be found at Aminet

I did one quick speed comparison using "Diavolo Backup 2000" under OS4s 68k emu
(no jit!) backing up my complete WorkBench partition (~80GB):

- xpkFAST (68k)
 Duration:    3:54 Minutes
 Effective speed:  19.95 MB/Minute
 Real speed:    12.42 MB/Minute
 Saved by compression: 38%

- xpkGZIP (68k)
 Duration:    14:11 Minutes
 Effective speed:  5.485 MB/Minute
 Real speed:    2.941 MB/Minute
 Saved by compression: 47%

- xpkGZIP (OS4 ppc - this one)
 Duration:    1:36 Minutes
 Effective speed:  48.62 MB/Minute
 Real speed:    26.07 MB/Minute
 Saved by compression: 47%

Quite a "little bit" faster if you ask me ;-)

As this is my first library (port) ever - forgive me if it may not completely
work as expected.

Michael Merkel

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