Re: Proposal: convert all udebs to xz compression
On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 17:21, Philipp Kern <email@example.com> wrote:
> am Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 04:55:12PM -0200 hast du folgendes geschrieben:
>> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 23:14, Otavio Salvador <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > On Sun, Oct 23, 2011 at 13:26, Philipp Kern <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > ...
>> >> So my proposal is to switch the udeb compression default in dpkg to xz
>> >> for wheezy, when the busybox and udpkg changes have landed. Then most
>> >> udebs will get a translation upload anyway, if not they can be binNMUed
>> >> to pick up the right compression.
>> > ...
>> > From my side you have a "go ahead" but I'd like to hear from Colin and
>> > Joey if they can think about any con about doing it.
>> What is the current status of it?
> blocked on inconclusive feedback of the dpkg devs on using the extreme variant
> of xz (see #647915). We could start with -z0 of course, which would be
> supported by dpkg-dev and hence a trivial patch of debhelper would do.
> But it doesn't gain that much.
Dpkg people, can you comment on that? I've pinged people on IRC
already about this bug earlier today.
> In other news I didn't yet upload the udpkg change because I waited for a
> busybox upload to incorporate the already committed unxz inclusion.
This has already been done. Please go ahead with udpkg then :-)
Otavio Salvador O.S. Systems
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