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Re: *-doc package should not gzip PDF file

On Sun, 2006-06-25 at 16:51 -0400, James R. Van Zandt wrote:

> >   I have no idea how debhelper works. Are there anybody out there that
> >   can help with getting it to stop gzipping files in -doc?
> dh_compress already has a list of file extensions where (re-)compressing
> doesn't make sense.  I've submitted Bug#375406 with a patch (below) to
> add .pdf to the list.

If I read the discussion correctly up to this point, some PDFs are
fairly compressible and some are not. Perhaps dh_compress could evaluate
this for each .pdf and only compress those files where the saving is
significant (say 40%)?



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