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posted by Rugxulo(R) Homepage, Usono, 26.11.2014, 22:35

> > It could then be recompressed with a better compressor, like UPX's
> --lzma
> > mode, for example. This would probably get it under 1 MB compressed.
>
> BTW isn't LZMA decompression ~10-times slower than other methods? I think
> for such reason it's not default in UPX. On slow computers like 386, 486 it
> may prolong delay on QV startup...

Yes, but only for big files, and only on very old machines. But it's a non-issue since UPX explicitly wants you to be able to decompress any packed binaries. So for those who have such slowdown, they can unpack and recompress with a faster (NRV?) compression method.

 

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