packages compressed with xz

Simon L. B. Nielsen simon at
Sat Dec 4 22:36:28 UTC 2010

On 30 Nov 2010, at 03:16, jhell wrote:

> Agreed. Soon can be quantified by actual need and of which there is not
> much need except for larger packages but adding this would just add
> unneeded complication to the system that is already in place.

We are running out of diskspace on event the FTP master site - currently we are at ~1TB. The xz compression gives as significant space saving - so there is already a need.

PS. anyone saying a 1 TB etc. disk is cheap will be ignored.

Simon L. B. Nielsen

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