Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Re: zstd compression for packages

On Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 04:09:27PM +0100, Benjamin Tegge wrote:
> I want to mention that you can enable ultra compression levels 20 to 22
> in zstd which usually achieve results comparable to the highest
> compression levels of xz. There should be a level that matches the
> results of xz -6 while still being faster than it.

Ultra compression is unusable, it requires about 10 times the memory
or something to decompress.

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