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The Linux kernel configuration item CONFIG_KERNEL_XZ:

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XZ uses the LZMA2 algorithm and instruction set specific BCJ filters which can improve compression ratio of executable code. The size of the kernel is about 30% smaller with XZ in comparison to gzip. On architectures for which there is a BCJ filter (i386, x86_64, ARM, IA-64, PowerPC, and SPARC), XZ will create a few percent smaller kernel than plain LZMA.

The speed is about the same as with LZMA: The decompression speed of XZ is better than that of bzip2 but worse than gzip and LZO. Compression is slow.



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