Bug#470869: initramfs-tools: default compression level should be 6 rather than 9
tags 470869 pending
On Fri, 14 Mar 2008, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> I think the default gzip compression level should be changed from 9 to
> 6. In my measurements (which are done on an Ubuntu system, but I
> doubt there's any significant differences in this case), the size
> difference between -6 and -9 is about 1%, while the time needed to
> compress the initramfs goes from around 15.5s to around 2.5s.
thanks for bringing the numbers already changed in git,
discovered your ubuntu change some time ago.
will be fixed by next upload.