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Re: [idea]: Switch default compression from "xz" to "zstd" for .deb packages

On Sat, 16 Sep 2023 13:34:02 +0200
Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org> wrote:
> That's not correct. dpkg-deb is doing multi-threaded xz decompression
> since 1.21.13, and dpkg-source is doing multi-threaded xz compression
> and decompression since 1.21.14.
> Also the Ubuntu zstd implementation did not have multi-threaded support
> at all, the one implemented in dpkg 1.21.18 does have explicit
> multi-threaded support for _compression_, but AFIUI (from zstd code and
> its API being used in libdpkg) not for decompression.

 Thank you, that was my fault, correct information is very welcoming.
 Is there any plan to improve zstd implementation in dpkg?

Hideki Yamane <henrich@iijmio-mail.jp>

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