[LEDE-DEV] [PATCH] iperf3: update to version 3.1.5 and download via git
daniel.engberg.lists at pyret.net
Mon Jan 30 03:43:40 PST 2017
On 2017-01-15 22:06, Daniel Engberg wrote:
> On 2017-01-15 21:56, Christian Lamparter wrote:
>> On Sunday, January 15, 2017 9:25:28 PM CET Daniel Engberg wrote:
>>> Thanks for submitting a patch but can you please outline why we would
>>> want to switch from a tarball release to a git repo pull for iperf3?
>> Actually, it's in the commit. It saves a couple of KiB since we can
>> switch to
>> xz along the way too. As for iperf 3.1.5 this is:
>> 550862 Bytes for iperf-3.1.5.tar.gz
>> 400468 Bytes for
>> That's around 27% savings of bandwidth. Because once it's uploaded
>> onto the mirror
>> the download methods will pick it from there - instead of the listed
>> Anyway, if you have your own idea of how to do it: Then just make a
>> patch as well.
> I'm all for saving space and bandwidth but as far as I know the common
> practice is to use tarballs where it makes sense (ie pretty much
> everywhere) and upstream download mirrors/sites. Directing all users
> to the LEDE "backup" mirror is not a desirable outcome as there's no
> official xz package. That's just my point of view.
> Daniel Engberg
I just wanted to information you (as asked by mkresin) that I've
submitted a pr on GitHub
(https://github.com/lede-project/source/pull/755) that uses the release
tarball which is considered to be the preferred way for this package.
Something completely different, great work on the ipq4xx stuff. Any
plans on upstreaming it?
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