[tor-dev] Metrics tarballs now available as .tar.xz rather than .tar.bz2

grarpamp grarpamp at gmail.com
Sat May 17 18:20:15 UTC 2014

On Sat, May 17, 2014 at 2:39 AM, Karsten Loesing <karsten at torproject.org> wrote:
> The effect is that the total size of metrics tarballs shrinks from 212G
> to 33G.  The savings in disk space and bandwidth were too tempting, even
> though compression and decompression are going to cost some more CPU and
> memory.
> However, the .tar.bz2 tarballs will still be provided for another two
> months until July 17, 2014.

If anyone needs it, it's readily available for all common platforms.
The ratios it achieves over others has been amazing for
lots of workloads here as well.

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