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Offline mocore

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wrt squashfs and compression
iv just found this [linked below]  post lamenting the state of Ubuntu's Snap single-threaded decompression   
... "scripts to recreate these measurements are included" ! .. if any one with similar hw is interested in making comparison?
https://forum.snapcraft.io/t/squashfs-is-a-terrible-storage-format/9466


Offline jhoney

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about higher block size: if you *really* care about all performance scenarios, more modern algorithms utilizing the dictionary approach seems to be more practical than higher block sizes.