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

Hideki Yamane henrich at debian.or.jp
Thu May 31 21:34:14 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. :)

henrich at hp:~/tmp/pbuilder$ du -k */fonts-yozvox-yozfont*deb
30136	normal/fonts-yozvox-yozfont-antique_13.08-dfsg-1_all.deb
20516	normal/fonts-yozvox-yozfont-cute_13.08-dfsg-1_all.deb
20540	normal/fonts-yozvox-yozfont-edu_13.08-dfsg-1_all.deb
20544	normal/fonts-yozvox-yozfont-new-kana_13.08-dfsg-1_all.deb
30128	normal/fonts-yozvox-yozfont-standard-kana_13.08-dfsg-1_all.deb
8	normal/fonts-yozvox-yozfont_13.08-dfsg-1_all.deb
henrich at hp:~/tmp/pbuilder$ du -k fonts-yozvox-yozfont*deb
7792	fonts-yozvox-yozfont-antique_13.08-dfsg-1_all.deb
7704	fonts-yozvox-yozfont-cute_13.08-dfsg-1_all.deb
7704	fonts-yozvox-yozfont-edu_13.08-dfsg-1_all.deb
7708	fonts-yozvox-yozfont-new-kana_13.08-dfsg-1_all.deb
7788	fonts-yozvox-yozfont-standard-kana_13.08-dfsg-1_all.deb
8	fonts-yozvox-yozfont_13.08-dfsg-1_all.deb

 Great! Thanks Rogério for the hint.
 so now recommendation in debian/rules is...

        dh_builddeb -- -Zxz -Sextreme -z9


 Hideki Yamane     henrich @ debian.or.jp/org

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