I have submitted a patchhttp://gerrit.ovirt.org/4174
it is about "make compression type configurable, support gzip and xz"
As I mentioned in message that vdsm require "xz" for logrotate.
So I think there is no need to support two kinds of compression format: xz and
I have get some comments on this patch.
It seems xz is better.
XZ utils supports multi threading, and the compression ratio is better than
And it is supports many platforms (seehttp://tukaani.org/xz/ , look for
Since xz gets higher compression efficiency and the logrotate has already required
So how about to abandon gzip, only use xz?
IBM Linux Technology Center
vdsm-devel mailing list