Re: zstd compression for packages
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 03:36:11PM +0100, Julian Andres Klode wrote:
> Acknowledged. I don't think we want to go ahead without dpkg upstream
> blessing anyway. On the APT side, we don't maintain Ubuntu-only branches,
> so if we get a go-ahead it would land in Debian immediately too.
> I had a quick look at Launchpad and I think it only needs a backport of
> the APT commits to an older branch (or an upgrade to bionic, but that
> sounds like more work :D) but I might be wrong.
We'll probably also need a dpkg backport (preferably in xenial-updates)
and some small changes to lib/lp/archiveuploader/. It's not hugely
difficult but will need a bit of work.
Colin Watson [cjwatson@xxxxxxxxxx]