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Re: The archive now supports xz compression

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.

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