[squeak-dev] locale folder causes slow unzipping

Jaromir Matas mail at jaromir.net
Thu Dec 30 11:31:02 UTC 2021

Hi Herbert,

Yes, my bad… I normally use 7-zip and for a reason unknown to me I didn’t use it to unzip Squeak 😐

Thanks and sorry for the noise,

From: Herbert König<mailto:herbertkoenig at gmx.net>
Sent: Thursday, December 30, 2021 12:27
To: squeak-dev at lists.squeakfoundation.org<mailto:squeak-dev at lists.squeakfoundation.org>
Subject: Re: [squeak-dev] locale folder causes slow unzipping

Hi Jaromir,

on my 3 year old laptop, Win 10 7-zip extracts a 5.3 in about 2 seconds
to the SSD and about 4 seconds to the magnetic HD.



Am 30.12.2021 um 11:39 schrieb mail at jaromir.net:
> Hi all,
> I noticed unzipping a new image folder (Squeak...Windows.zip) from http://files.squeak.org/trunk/ takes ages - at least on my PC (Windows). The problem is the 'locale' folder with loads of small files.
> My question is: Does the folder have to be included in the downloadable? I'm not sure how it's used but I delete it from a freshly downloaded zip the first thing :)
> Would it make sense to download the locale folder later based on user needs/request? E.g. in the Wizard's last page?
> Thanks,
> ~~~
> ^[^    Jaromir
> Sent from Squeak Inbox Talk

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