On Thu, Nov 08, 2012 at 03:39:55PM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote: > Dmitrijs Ledkovs <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > > I would like to have a nocompress Debian build option that will skip any > > compression/optimisation at build time. > > > Specifically dpkg-builddeb and dpkg-source should use not use any > > compression methods. > > Why do you think this would be of any benefit? gzip compression is pretty > fast. It seems unlikely to me that this is a substantial bottleneck. Why would you ever use gzip if you have a choice? xz has speed parity with gzip -9 at somewhere between levels 2 and 3, with greatly better compression. Just use xz -0. -- How to squander your resources: those silly Swedes have a sauce named "hovmästarsås", the best thing ever to put on cheese, yet they waste it solely on mere salmon.
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