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Re: Something like nocompress DEB_BUILD_OPTION

On Tue, 2012-11-20 at 19:48:25 +0000, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> Dmitrijs Ledkovs <xnox <at> debian.org> writes:
> > Gzip is ok, but many packages these days use xz -9 --extreme deb
> xz is fine but -9 is abuse of the flexibility…
> maybe I should export XZ_DEFAULTS=--memlimit=150MiB
> in my build chroots… hmm… something to think about…
> (for m68k, I might actually use less, setting it to
> 80MiB would force compression down to -4 which, with
> --extreme possibly, is enough, there)

XZ_DEFAULTS will not be honoured because dpkg-deb is not using the
xz command, but the liblzma shared library.


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