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10.6: Compress files with HFS+ compression
Authored by: wgscott on Sep 19, '09 03:44:51PM
I nominate this for the best SL hint so far. I've been enjoying compression of many files. I've found it especially effective with PDFs and with our X-ray data files. I also squeezed by fink /sw directory down by a factor of two. By the way, "du" provides a quick way to assess hfs compression, eg:
% ls -lh less
-rwxr-xr-x  2 root  wheel   285K May 18 11:48 less

% du -h -d 0 less           120K    less


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