Bug#533903: initramfs-tools: support different compression tools in mkinitramfs
maximilian attems (Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 12:00:14AM +0100):
> hmm there i'm not sure that it is update-initramfs job.
> I'd prefer to have it in /etc/initramfs-tools/initramfs.conf
> and have mkinitramfs deal directly with it.
> then you also don't have to take care about the arg passing.
> update-initramfs has not many arguments and thus tries to stay user
> friendly. mkinitramfs is the low level interface.
> would you care to rediff that according to aboves comment,
> to deal with it in mkinitramfs?
> also just fall back on current default if the input is undefined or
> strange of tha config option.
yeah thats no problem at all, I just grabbed the 2.6.33 sources and
theres LZO support as well. Will rediff it ths weekend and let
mkinitramfs do the job instead.