Experiments with LZMA compression of bundles

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri May 20 09:46:42 CDT 2011

On Fri, 20 May 2011 12:20:50 +0200
Sune Foldager <cryo at cyanite.org> wrote:
> >My guess is that the CPU usage on the server will show a much bigger difference.
> Yes, for sure; lzma is a bit on the expensive side for compression. Hardware
> does get faster, though.

It would be nice if the amount of compression was configurable on the
server side. Limited hosts with small repos could choose no or little
compression, while powerful hosts with large repos could choose a
higher compression level.

(just my 2 Friday cents)



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