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Re: Building cloud images on Debian infrastructure

On 2016-04-07 18:35:52 +1000 (+1000), Chris Fordham wrote:
> For 'transformations' where you modify files or run commands in chroot of
> the filesystem that is within the artifact, its actually more dancing to
> extract a tarball than it is to simply mount an image in loopback.

However, it's worth keeping in mind that non-contiguous write
alterations to a mounted image (even if you fstrim afterward) still
negatively impact subsequent compressability.
Jeremy Stanley

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