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

On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 03:49:04PM +0200, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> #include <hallo.h>
> * Colin Watson [Mon, Aug 22 2011, 09:27:25AM]:
> > 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.

Given that it apparently doesn't gain much in the way of size
improvements, I don't really see the point.  But I'd look at a patch if
it doesn't make the code significantly less portable or significantly
harder to maintain.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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