[Buildroot] [git commit] download/git: force gzip compression level 6

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Tue Sep 12 21:36:13 UTC 2017

commit: https://git.buildroot.net/buildroot/commit/?id=04a22cf1b521acb5634ed083e0381d42979d1698
branch: https://git.buildroot.net/buildroot/commit/?id=refs/heads/master

Force gzip compression level 6 when calculating hash of a downloaded GIT repo.
To make sure the tar->gzip->checksum chain always provides consistent result.`

The script was relying on the default compression level, which must not be
necessarily consistent among different gzip versions. The level 6 is gzip's
current default compression level.

Signed-off-by: Petr Kulhavy <brain at jikos.cz>
Acked-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>
Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com>
 support/download/git | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/support/download/git b/support/download/git
index fc2957d..f590ff6 100755
--- a/support/download/git
+++ b/support/download/git
@@ -101,4 +101,4 @@ LC_ALL=C sort <"${basename}.list" >"${basename}.list.sorted"
 # sources.buildroot.org and used in the *.hash files
 tar cf - --numeric-owner --owner=0 --group=0 --mtime="${date}" --format=gnu \
          -T "${basename}.list.sorted" >"${output}.tar"
-gzip -n <"${output}.tar" >"${output}"
+gzip -6 -n <"${output}.tar" >"${output}"

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