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Re: Switching default dpkg-deb compressor to xz


On Wed, May 08, 2013 at 11:17:39AM +0200, Ansgar Burchardt wrote:
> On 05/07/2013 21:49, Guillem Jover wrote:
> > As mentioned some months ago [0], I'm planning to switch dpkg-deb default
> > compressor from gzip to xz, as there seemed to be consensus that was
> > the way to go, and given the amount of already manually switched
> > packages, or packaging helpers. :/
> > 
> >   [0] <http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2012/08/msg00822.html>
> Do you plan to switch the default compression for source packages to xz
> as well?

You mean for debian.tar?  I would assume most debian.tars are not so big
that it would make a big difference and be worth the hassle, but dunno.


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