On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 11:01:11PM +0100, Roger Leigh wrote: > Possibly a stupid question here but: Given that we are now autosigning > builds, why can't the slower arches use gzip, and then after upload > they could be recompressed with xz (and resigned) on a faster arch? > This would allow xz compression on all arches, but not require slow > arches to actually do the xz compression themselves. Not a bad idea. I don't believe it is necessary -- in the estimate I've written in this thread the cost is below 5% of average build time, but if you consider that 5% to be unacceptable, repacking would work. -- 1KB // Yo momma uses IPv4!
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