[Pkg-fonts-devel] [idea]: please consider to compress your package with xz

Hideki Yamane henrich at debian.or.jp
Thu May 31 20:28:19 UTC 2012


On Wed, 30 May 2012 21:11:43 -0300
Rogério Brito <rbrito at ime.usp.br> wrote:
> You may also consider appending to that -Sextreme -z9, which corresponds to
> something like `xz -9e foo.bar` on the command line.
> For some visual feedback, I have hardwired xz -9ev whenever I need to
> compress something with xz. :)

$ ./xz-test.sh fonts-yozvox-yozfont_13.08.orig-YOzFont-13.08.tar 
show original file size
367612	fonts-yozvox-yozfont_13.08.orig-YOzFont-13.08.tar

option -9e, extremely compress it
228.08user 0.52system 3:49.32elapsed 99%CPU (0avgtext+0avgdata 2761136maxresident)
0inputs+0outputs (0major+172633minor)pagefaults 0swaps
8096	fonts-yozvox-yozfont_13.08.orig-YOzFont-13.08.tar.xz

option --best
162.17user 0.43system 2:43.12elapsed 99%CPU (0avgtext+0avgdata 2761136maxresident)
0inputs+0outputs (0major+172632minor)pagefaults 0swaps
8104	fonts-yozvox-yozfont_13.08.orig-YOzFont-13.08.tar.xz

 So, I like "--best" option for that :)


 Hideki Yamane     henrich @ debian.or.jp/org

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