Re: /usr/share/doc/ files and gzip/xz/no compression
* Colin Watson [Mon, Aug 22 2011, 09:27:25AM]:
> On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 05:39:08PM +0200, Iustin Pop wrote:
> > Since liblzmaX exists, would it be a simple matter of using it in order
> > to make mandb handle such compressed man pages without having to fork?
> I don't want to add more linkage, especially in light of Adam's point
> about xz not being worth it for most manual pages anyway.
Would you consider additional linkage to libdl? That is less than 15kB
size and brings possibility to load liblzma as needed.
In fact, I have an almost complete patch for man-db which dlopens
on-the-fly. Let me know if I should proceed with that.