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Re: Something like nocompress DEB_BUILD_OPTION

Dmitrijs Ledkovs <xnox@debian.org> writes:

> Gzip is ok, but many packages these days use xz -9 --extreme deb options
> which is not fast at all on my pandaboard nor on my cloud instances with
> capped CPU & memory.  Using such compression is good for release debs,
> but not in developer testing. It wastes developer's time.

Oh, okay.  It would actually be much easier to standardize a way to switch
to gzip compression than it would be to add a new concept of uncompressed

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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