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 Compressed .EXEs and .DLLs
 Blinker includes transparent file compression of Windows and DOS extended
 .EXE and .DLL files and DOS real mode .EXE files. This feature would be
 enabled for the final production link of an .EXE or .DLL file before
 distribution, and will typically compress files by 50% or more. The
 compressed files can be distributed and installed without any further
 actions, and automatically decompress themselves at run time completely
 transparently to the user.

 The compression algorithm is extremely efficient, giving compression ratios
 within a few percent of the best compression tools available, whilst having
 the advantage of transparent decompression on a segment basis when the
 program is loaded. The compression factor is also configurable on a scale
 from 1 to 9, with 1 taking the longest to compress but giving the best
 compression ratio, through to 9 giving the fastest compression and

 To enable compression simply add the command BLINKER EXECUTABLE COMPRESS
 <factor> to the link script file after any other commands connected with the
 Please refer to the section entitled '.EXE and .DLL file compression' in
 Chapter 5, 'Special Features', for more details.

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