[PATCH xorg-gtest 01/11] Drop .gz tarballs, bz2 is enough

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Thu Nov 8 19:27:28 PST 2012


On 9 November 2012 14:22, Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net> wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 09, 2012 at 01:44:16PM +1100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > How about enabling .xz too?
> I disabled .gz because IMO one tarball is enough, we don't need two if one
> is likely never used anyway. A similar situation would apply to xz, we'd
> have two tarballs but no real need. And the space savings aren't that huge
> that it switching from bz2 to xz alone really makes a difference.
> 365522 xorg-gtest-0.6.0.tar.bz2
> 308152 xorg-gtest-0.6.0.tar.xz

*shrug*, I don't think a ~15% saving is really to be sneezed, plus Wayland
and a lot of the GNOME projects are moving to .xz exclusively.  I've just
pushed a patch which moves xkbcommon to .xz only too.

But, either way gzip has to go, so:
Reviewed-by: Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org>

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