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Re: Fw: Case Insensitive Test

From: "scott(dot)marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)ihs(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Donald Fraser <demolish(at)cwgsy(dot)net>,"[ADMIN]" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Fw: Case Insensitive Test
Date: 2003-09-26 14:07:30
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.33.0309260806290.20992-100000@css120.ihs.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 25 Sep 2003, Tom Lane wrote:

> "Donald Fraser" <demolish(at)cwgsy(dot)net> writes:
> >> Nice work, just two comments (1) the C++ comment style (//) is not
> >> portable for C programs and should be changed and (2) the standard way
> 
> > Fair comment but since it has to be compiled against a valid PosgtreSQL
> > distribution, which all require GNU compilers,
> 
> We have several beta testers who keep us honest on exactly this point;
> they use compilers that do not take //.  Personally I wish gcc could
> be configured not to have these little non-ANSI-isms ...
> 
> > Ok its I added the tar.gz file to the distribution, which you'll note
> > it twice the size of the zip file.
> 
> Shouldn't be.  Did you use "gzip -9"?  For instance, I get these sorts
> of numbers on a directory full of C source files:
> 
> $ ls -l z.*
> -rw-r--r--   1 tgl        users       142048 Sep 25 20:40 z.tar.gz
> -rw-r--r--   1 tgl        users       156389 Sep 25 20:41 z.zip

And, as always, bzip2 beats them both:

ls -l cit*
-rw-------    1 scott.ma scott.ma     6317 Sep 26 08:06 citext.tar.bz2
-rw-------    1 scott.ma scott.ma     7056 Sep 26 08:00 citext.tar.gz
-rw-------    1 scott.ma scott.ma     7334 Sep 26 08:01 citext.zip

(gzip run with -9 switch)


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