[arch-dev-public] [PATCH] Support xz compressed packages

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Wed Feb 17 12:33:49 EST 2010

Am Dienstag, 16. Februar 2010 13:17:18 schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> We should measure the resident memory usage during decompression because
> IIRC that is a problem.

Just for the record: I did a test in a VM and the result was that we don't 
need to worry about it.

64MB are more than enough to decompress or even compress the openoffice 
package (also tested install with pacman)

Even with 32MB there are no problems. But if you want to compress with such 
low RAM you have to tell xz to use more than 40% of RAM (which is the default 
maximum it will consume).


Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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