Re: Use better compression for udebs?
On 2017-07-31 05:29, Niels Thykier wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Jul 2017 00:44:30 +0300 Adrian Bunk <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Package: debhelper
> > Version: 10.2.5
> > Severity: normal
> > Following up on an observation I made in #868674:
> > udebs are currently compressed with "xz -1 -extreme",
> > while normal packages are compressed with "xz -6".
> > "xz -1" requires 2 MiB memory for decompression and
> > "xz -6" requires 9 MiB memory for decompression.
> > Is there any situation left where these 7 MiB difference still matter?
> > Is there is no situation left where 9 MiB memory usage for
> > decompression are a problem, then "xz -6 -extreme" would
> > be a better choice.
> I think this is a question better asked in debian-boot. :)
Noawadays, system installed with d-i won't work with less than about
160MB of memory. So I guess this should not be an issue to just build
udeb packages the same ways than deb packages.
Aurelien Jarno GPG: 4096R/1DDD8C9B