[arch-releng] Use xz for squashfs with kernel 2.6.38

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Jan 25 17:45:49 EST 2011

Am 25.01.2011 23:11, schrieb C Anthony Risinger:
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 3:53 PM, Sven-Hendrik Haase <sh at lutzhaase.com> wrote:
>> I wondered whether we are going to use xz for squashfs compression in
>> the upcoming kernel 2.6.38?
> apologies... i swear there was a thread recently with answers to these...
> ) how much MB or % (approx?) does this free up?

Not as much as we'd like I think.

> ) will this increase the minimum RAM needed for inflation?

I don't think so, no.

> ) what other goodies/considerations come with this change?

Hm, none?

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