[Aptitude-devel] Bug#687294: aptitude: Please use xz compression for all binaries

Daniel Hartwig mandyke at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 01:46:49 BST 2012

On 11 September 2012 22:11, Cyril Brulebois <kibi at debian.org> wrote:
> we're trying to make some room on CD#1, and both aptitude{,-common} are
> good candidates. Applying the attached patch, one gets the following
> savings (on amd64, in MB):
>  - aptitude: 1.9 → 1.4
>  - aptitude-common: 2.6 → 1.5

Small question: aptitude is Priority: important and I read that the
base system (Priority: required) can not use xz, so I guess this is ok
for P: important packages?

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