[arch-dev-public] [signoff] kernel26 2.6.30-2

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 14:06:56 EDT 2009

On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 11:50 AM, Tobias Powalowski<t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:
> Am Freitag 12 Juni 2009 schrieb Dan McGee:
>> On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 5:19 AM, Tobias Powalowski<t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:
>> > Hi guys,
>> > kernel26-2.6.30-2
>> > please signoff, both arches.
>> > And tell me your opinion about madwifi and openswan-klisp
>> >
>> > Arch Linux changes:
>> > - changed to lzma kernel compression
>> Any real reason for this besides the fact that it is newer and sexier?
>> It is also slower, and I doubt we have many Arch users that need the
>> benefits of a slightly smaller compressed kernel on disk (esp since it
>> all needs to be unpacked in memory anyway).
> Hrm talked to thomas about it, if it's an issue of bootup speed we can revert
> this again, imho it's not that different at least on my machine.
> Anyone else who has objections in using lzma instead of gzip compressed
> kernel?

I probably came across a bit too against this- it really isn't a big
deal either way, I just figured there wasn't much of a reason to go
for a different compression scheme than gzip. I'm fine with whatever
the maintainer(s) want to go with.


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