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Re: initrd compressed format




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> From: "John Reiser" <jreiser bitwagon com>
> To: anaconda-devel-list redhat com
> Sent: Friday, December 2, 2011 10:57:37 PM
> Subject: Re: initrd compressed format
> 
> > I write this just want to confirm that if the compressed format for
> > initrd.img will be kept as XZ archive,
> > or is there anything changed?
> 
> XZ is only the format which offers the tightest compression today.
> There is a header which indicates or implies the compression format.
> For instance, gzip is the default for initramfs*.img in Fedora 14.
> The format with "no compression" (that is, plain cpio) is also
> allowed.
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Let me make more clear of my question. I am from the Fedora QA team, so what I 
care about is the official compress format you distribute.
According your reply,  will you use XZ format for the ISOs? Thanks.

Hongqing YANG


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