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Re: yum-presto not on by default



On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 07:04:23AM +0300, Jonathan Dieter wrote:
> The second one has to do with the fact that when rebuilding the rpms, we
> have to recompress the data, and xz compression is over 10x slower than
> gzip.

Time spent for xz compression is highly dependent on the compression
level used. That's why SUSE uses just level 2, the compression is
still much better than gzip while having a reasonable compression
time.

Cheers,
  Michael.

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