Re: Proposal: convert all udebs to xz compression
On Sat, 2011-11-19 at 17:32:49 -0200, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 17:21, Philipp Kern <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > 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.
If you mean dpkg-deb, then as mentioned on the bug report -z0 will switch
the compressor to none. The closer thing you can get right now is -z1.
> Dpkg people, can you comment on that? I've pinged people on IRC
> already about this bug earlier today.
I'm not on IRC anymore. In any case I've been making up my mind over
this and playing with some possible options and some draft code, I'll
reply to the bug report when I have something more concrete.