Using other compression algos with GnuPG

Johan Wevers johanw at
Sat Jan 21 12:04:26 CET 2006

Ryan Malayter wrote:

>In any case, though, such slow-but-compact algorithms are really only
>useful for archival purposes.

If speed isn't an issue, why would anyone prefer rar over bzip2? Bzip2
compresses much better than rar anyway, although it's slow.

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