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[Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#3516) Save files to large and redundant

[Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#3516) Save files to large and redundant

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Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#3516) Save files to large and redundant
From: "Reinier Post" <rp@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 10:23:32 -0800
Reply-to: rt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 04:54:25PM -0800, Erik Johansson wrote:
> The save files needs to have a better format, e.g. My save file is 5MB 
> it compresses to 400KB with gzip and 160KB with bzip2, a factor of 32x 
> for compression is ridiculus. Surely there is something that can be 
> done..
> If you are going to a binary protocol perhaps a binary savefile format 
> as well, perhaps diffs can be used in some nice way.

civserver already supports automatic gzipping of savegames.
Perhaps you use a version that wasn't compiled with gzip support?


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