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Re: dist-xz compression level

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: dist-xz compression level
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2010 08:05:11 +0200

Pavel Sanda wrote:
> the newly added dist-xz target produce worse compressed archives
> than lzma-dist. The reason is that automake call lzma with
> best compression while it won't use -9 level for xz.
> Is this intention or bug?

It was deliberate.
For my use, xz -9 is far too slow for anything except the
final "make dist" I run just prior to a release.

For a release, I run this, via one of the
alpha, beta or stable targets in gnulib's

  $(MAKE) dist XZ_OPT=-9ev

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