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Old 03 June 2017, 12:18   #22
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Originally Posted by jotd View Post
The RNC packer works all right, but is really less effective than the official packer. So resulting packed files cannot replace original blocks in a diskfile. Still useful for file-based games, though.

I fiddled with the parameters (BLOCK_SIZE, etc.) and I only was able to make the compressed file bigger For a 16k file, it compresses to 6900 bytes whereas original packer produces a 6100 byte file size, so the difference is important.
If this is specifically for Magic Pockets, I can do a version that is ripped to files instead of sector loading and then there will be zero issues replacing files.
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