[arch-general] Multi-threaded mkinitpcio
Jelle van der Waa
jelle at vdwaa.nl
Sat Apr 4 15:13:21 UTC 2020
On 04/04/2020 12:11, Pascal via arch-general wrote:
> I don't quite understand where the reproducibility is broken ?
multi-threaded compression does not create a predictable reproducible
archive (for xz/zstd).
> Amin Vakil says that rebuilding his initrd (when updating kernel and/or
> modules) takes a lot of time and the final compression phase can be reduced
> by switching to lz4 or lzop. when you go from xz (which may be his case) to
> lzop, the difference is remarkable.
Sure, has nothing to do with reproducibility however.
> Le ven. 3 avr. 2020 à 14:47, Giancarlo Razzolini <grazzolini at archlinux.org>
> a écrit :
>> Em abril 3, 2020 3:17 Pascal via arch-general escreveu:
>>> change the COMPRESSION variable to lz4 ou lzop in your
>>> : it will considerably reduce the compression time.
>> And break reproducibility. Also, I wouldn't say considerably. Might be
>> but not leaps and bounds faster.
>> Giancarlo Razzolini
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