[focal][PATCH] builddeb: allow selection of .deb compressor

Masahiro Yamada masahiro.yamada at canonical.com
Mon Jul 24 08:23:47 UTC 2023

From: Michał Mirosław <mirq-linux at rere.qmqm.pl>

[ Upstream commit 1a7f0a34ea7d05d1ffcd32c9b1b4e07ac0687538 ]

Select deb compression using KDEB_COMPRESS make variable. This allows to
use gzip compression for local or test builds, and that's way faster
than now-default xz compression.

Signed-off-by: Michał Mirosław <mirq-linux at rere.qmqm.pl>
Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy at kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <masahiro.yamada at canonical.com>

This is not a bug-fix, but this is useful to speed-up 'make bindeb-pkg'.

 scripts/package/builddeb | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/scripts/package/builddeb b/scripts/package/builddeb
index c4c580f547ef..b68aaeece7c9 100755
--- a/scripts/package/builddeb
+++ b/scripts/package/builddeb
@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@ create_package() {
 	# Create the package
 	dpkg-gencontrol -p$pname -P"$pdir"
-	dpkg --build "$pdir" ..
+	dpkg-deb ${KDEB_COMPRESS:+-Z$KDEB_COMPRESS} --build "$pdir" ..

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