[Vm-dev] Overhead in mczs, MCVersionInfo

Ben Coman btc at openinworld.com
Tue Jan 5 23:49:09 UTC 2016

On Wed, Jan 6, 2016 at 4:04 AM, Stephan Eggermont <stephan at stack.nl> wrote:
> constructed an archive format for storing all mcz's in a repo storing all
> unique MCDefinitions once, and deduplicating the MCVersionInfos.
> Instead of a package cache with 2725 items taking 6.1 GB I now have an
> archive that is 123 MB, compressed 70.8. Deduplicating the MCDefinitions
> alone was responsible for a reduction to 1.2 GB

Wow. Even in this day of cheap storage, that is impressive.
cheers -ben

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