[PATCH xorg-gtest 01/11] Drop .gz tarballs, bz2 is enough
mattst88 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 20:58:55 PST 2012
On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 7:22 PM, Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 09, 2012 at 01:44:16PM +1100, Daniel Stone wrote:
>> On 30 October 2012 12:38, Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net> wrote:
>> > --- a/configure.ac
>> > +++ b/configure.ac
>> > @@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ AC_CONFIG_SRCDIR([Makefile.am])
>> > AC_CONFIG_MACRO_DIR([m4])
>> > # Initialize Automake
>> > -AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE([foreign dist-bzip2])
>> > +AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE([foreign dist-bzip2 no-dist-gzip])
>> 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
Perhaps the bigger advantage of xz over bz2 is decompression speed. In
many cases, single threaded xz decompression is faster than
two-threaded parallel bz2 decompression.
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