#71 [RFE] use xz compression for EPEL8 metadata
Opened 2 years ago by jcpunk. Modified 2 years ago

The decompress time between 'bzip2' and 'xz' is about the same, but I see a roughly 9% reduction in the metadata file size when using 'xz'. Support for 'xz' files is native to RHEL8.

Can EPEL switch to using this higher compression algorithm?

I've made a change that will hopefully do this.

Lets check tomorrow and see if it worked.

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