[tz] broken compression in archive

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Wed Nov 1 06:06:42 UTC 2017

Robert Elz wrote:
> The change from gzip to compress format was probably (I don't really remember
> why, or what) that I did not trust that new fangled gzip thing

Ironically, two weeks ago I fixed a bug where gzip mishandled some old .Z 
(compress-format) files! See:


These old file formats sure are taking a long time to die....

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