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1GLEP: 61 1GLEP: 61
2Title: Manifest2 compression 2Title: Manifest2 compression
3Version: $Revision: 1.5 $ 3Version: $Revision: 1.7 $
4Last-Modified: $Date: 2010/01/31 08:27:05 $ 4Last-Modified: $Date: 2010/04/07 21:34:24 $
5Author: Robin Hugh Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> 5Author: Robin Hugh Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
6Status: Draft 6Status: Draft
7Type: Standards Track 7Type: Standards Track
8Content-Type: text/x-rst 8Content-Type: text/x-rst
9Requires: 44 9Requires: 44
278MiB in size. Applying common compression can achieve a 50-60% reduction 278MiB in size. Applying common compression can achieve a 50-60% reduction
28in this size. 28in this size.
29 29
30Additionally, some of the larger already-existing Manifests in the tree 30Additionally, some of the larger already-existing Manifests in the tree
31can also be reduced. 31can also be reduced.
32
33This GLEP is not mandatory for the tree-signing specification, but
34instead helps to cut down the size impact of large Manifest2 files, some
35of which are already present in the tree. As such, it is also able to
36stand on it's own.
32 37
33Specification 38Specification
34============= 39=============
35Creation of compressed Manifests: 40Creation of compressed Manifests:
36--------------------------------- 41---------------------------------
137such as grep, and so should only be applied to large Manifest2 files, 142such as grep, and so should only be applied to large Manifest2 files,
138such as the MetaManifest. 143such as the MetaManifest.
139 144
140References 145References
141========== 146==========
142.. [#GLEP44] Mauch, M. (2005) GLEP44 - Manifest2 format. 147.. [GLEP44] Mauch, M. (2005) GLEP44 - Manifest2 format.
143 http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/glep/glep-0044.html 148 http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/glep/glep-0044.html
144 149
145Copyright 150Copyright
146========= 151=========
147Copyright (c) 2008-2010 by Robin Hugh Johnson. This material may be 152Copyright (c) 2008-2010 by Robin Hugh Johnson. This material may be
148distributed only subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the 153distributed only subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the
149Open Publication License, v1.0. 154Open Publication License, v1.0.
150 155
151vim: tw=72 ts=2 expandtab: 156.. vim: tw=72 ts=2 expandtab:

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