Patches to make GNU gzip and BusyBox gzip produce identical compression results

Aaro Koskinen aaro.koskinen at iki.fi
Tue Sep 3 21:26:18 UTC 2019


Hi,

On Tue, Sep 03, 2019 at 10:31:20AM +0800, Kang-Che Sung wrote:
> gzip -9 is quite fast in modern processors, and if someone builds busybox
> without CONFIG_FEATURE_GZIP_LEVELS, I think they are moke likely to stick
> with -9 as default instead of -6.

No, -9 is really slow with little gain:

	https://marc.info/?l=busybox&m=142989731614406&w=2

A.


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