[pacman-dev] parallel compression in makepkg

Andreas Radke a.radke at arcor.de
Sat Jan 1 12:32:05 EST 2011

Am Fri, 31 Dec 2010 15:29:16 +0100
schrieb Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>:

> http://lacos.hu/
> Builds fine and works fine as well.

yes, it's another option.

[andyrtr at workstation64 libo]$ time bsdtar -cf - * | lxz > LibO.tar.xz 

real	1m0.053s
user	3m28.886s
sys	0m2.763s
[andyrtr at workstation64 libo]$ ls -lha LibO.tar.xz 
-rw-r--r-- 1 andyrtr users 82M  1. Jan 18:27 LibO.tar.xz

> I wouldn't add new code to makepkg for every new compression tool we
> find. This should be configurable in makepkg.conf, so everyone can use
> different compression commands.

yes, something like that would be nice.


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