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

On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 05:36:08PM +0200, Marko Randjelovic wrote:
> Not quite, xz is also slower than gzip in decompression, cca 3 times,
> which is not neglectable on slow machines, especially when installing
> large sets of packages.

This is incorrect.  xz -[012] is way better in terms of decompression
time and compression ratio then gzip -9 (the old default).


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