[Pkg-fonts-devel] Possible abuse of dpkg-deb -z9 for xz compressed binary packages
bubulle at debian.org
Tue Sep 2 05:52:17 UTC 2014
Quoting Changwoo Ryu (cwryu at debian.org):
> In my quick experiments with some font packages, "-Sextream -z9"
> option still gives ~4% smaller size than the default. IMO this is
> still significant for big font packages.
Yes, that choice of the fonts team is based on a detailed experiment
conducted by Hideki Yamane and presented at DebConf 12.
Yamane-san's presentation had many numbers which I personnally found
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