Fwd: [Fedora-spins] Nightly composes using XZ spins

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Mon Jan 24 07:32:56 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-01-24 at 07:03 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Hi
> Might consider including LibreOffice or parts of it in the Live CD if
> feasible
> Rahul
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	[Fedora-spins] Nightly composes using XZ spins
> Date: 	Sun, 23 Jan 2011 18:18:11 -0600
> From: 	Bruno Wolff III <bruno at wolff.to>
> Reply-To: 	The Spin Special Interest Group mailing list
> <spins at lists.fedoraproject.org>
> To: 	spins at lists.fedoraproject.org
> The nightly composes switched over to using XZ today. I am not sure if
> something else changed in rawhide last night, but the kde and desktop
> spins each dropped about 130 MB which is a lot better than I expected
> (which was mostly based on the effect I had seen on the games spin
> in tests).
> If you see any problems that look like they might be related using XZ for
> the spins please file a bug against livecd-tools.

FWIW on this, a quick boot test on the latest nightly looks to work
fine, and I had a look at the 01/22 and 01/23 logs, they have the same
number of packages and there's no obvious huge breakage...so it looks
like we really did just gain 130MB of space for free, yay!
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org

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