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Re: Switching default dpkg-deb compressor to xz

On Tue, May 07, 2013 at 09:49:03PM +0200, 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. :/

What about the compression level? xz -6 is pretty heavy and not needed
for 99% of the packages. -3 or even -2 or -1 are sufficient.


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		   stardate 5928.5.

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