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Re: [PATCH] maint: use an optimal-for-findutils xz compression setting

From: Andreas Metzler
Subject: Re: [PATCH] maint: use an optimal-for-findutils xz compression setting
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 07:12:09 +0100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170609 (1.8.3)

On 2017-10-29 Bernhard Voelker <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 10/28/2017 08:06 PM, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> > OTOH -7e is almost two times *slower* than the default. 5.74 seconds vs
> > 3.77 on i5-6500.

> This is the time for creating the compressed tarball, right?  This is done
> only once on a maintainer's system.  I didn't see any noticeable difference
> during extraction (on my i5-4570) though.

> Coreutils uses -8e for the same reason [1], so I think it's worth here as
> well.  I'll adjust to -8e then, WDYT?


I think there was a basic misunderstanding on my side. You were
optimizing *decompression* (user) while I was thinking about compression
(maintainer). Sorry for the noise.

cu Andreas
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