packages compressed with xz

Goran Tal goran.tal at
Sun Nov 28 21:37:33 UTC 2010

Now that the base system supports xz compression, it should be used as
the default compression for packages.

Files compressed with xz are smaller and decompress faster than those
compressed with bzip2. This can make an installation much quicker,
especially when the complete system is installed or upgraded.

Any reasons against it?

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