Could we use something better than zip for the dmd package?

Nick Sabalausky a at a.a
Wed Dec 21 23:21:14 PST 2011

"Jacob Carlborg" <doob at> wrote in message 
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> On 2011-12-20 20:57, Trass3r wrote:
>> The ftp is not the fastest one and 7z reduces the size by 40%.
> Switching away from zip could break several installation scripts/tools, it 
> will break DVM.

Yea, so 7z would need to be an option, rather than the only option.

The raises a side-point though: It would be great to have 7z support in 
Phobos. Or at least in Deimos just for starters.

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