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Re: /usr/share/doc/ files and gzip/xz/no compression

On Mon, 15 Aug 2011 18:33:48 +0100, Lars Wirzenius <liw@liw.fi> wrote:
>On the other hand, many computers now have an SSD drive, for speed,
>which is relatively small. Further, most users will likely need files in
>/usr/share/doc rarely, if ever, so not compressing things risks wasting
>a bunch of disk space for no particular benefit.

How about making this configurable within dpkg, so that the people who
want their /usr/share/doc to be uncompressed can tell dpkg to do it
for them without breaking dpkg's databases?

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