[arch-general] Multi-threaded mkinitpcio
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Mon Apr 6 07:20:05 UTC 2020
thank you for these details.
Le lun. 6 avr. 2020 à 05:39, Giancarlo Razzolini via arch-general <
arch-general at archlinux.org> a écrit :
> Em abril 4, 2020 12:13 Jelle van der Waa escreveu:
> > multi-threaded compression does not create a predictable reproducible
> > archive (for xz/zstd).
> Zstd is multi-thread safe, as far as I know, xz is not. But the kernel does
> not support zstd.
> > Sure, has nothing to do with reproducibility however.
> It has, because lzop is the only algorithm that produces unreproducible
> due to them adding their own timestamp, which there's no flag to remove.
> Of course
> lzop will be faster than xz, but mkinitcpio's default is gz, which should
> be comparable,
> at least in speed, with lzop.
> Giancarlo Razzolini
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