low compression of kernel

Felix Kloeckner root at hamburg.de
Sun Apr 27 09:00:01 CEST 2003


just a simple question:

what's the reason for using only a compression level of 3 instead of default or even maximum?
9 works fine for me and give me some additional space for the kernel

"makerule linux.bin.gz: linux.bin ;gzip -f -3 linux.bin" in "src/arch/i386/config/make.base", line 39


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