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Re: Propose Release Goals (delayed ;) - xz compression

On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 07:19:19PM +0300, Marius Gavrilescu wrote:
> At the default preset (-6), the required RAM for decompressing is about
> 9MB. The BeagleBone seems to have 256MB of memory (that's what
> Wikipedia says), so 9MB shouldn't be an issue.

Didn't we discuss this last year already?

> And if 9MB is too much for some random board, xz -0 still compresses
> better than gzip -9 (or so it should) with only 1MB of DecMem.

-2 or -3 should be sane settings for all systems.


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