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Re: Ready for new RPM version?



On Fri, 2009-02-27 at 01:18 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:

> One question:
> 
> "# Support for the new XZ (aka LZMA) compression format in package 
> payloads and sources has been added."
> 
> Is this still considered experimental? Are we considering switching to 
> it by default? Any benchmarks?

MDV switched a cycle or two back.

The benchmarks, IIRC, showed that LZMA is slightly slower than gzip but
rather faster than bzip2 at decompress time, and compresses
significantly better than either.
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