[19.10 FEAT] gzip compression improvements

Bug #1825350 reported by bugproxy on 2019-04-18
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ubuntu on IBM z Systems
Canonical Foundations Team
gzip (Ubuntu)
Skipper Bug Screeners

Bug Description

Compression improvements for Linux on z using the gzip tool in support of better performance.

The patch has been accepted upstream:

bugproxy (bugproxy) on 2019-04-18
tags: added: architecture-s39064 bugnameltc-176679 severity-high targetmilestone-inin1910
Changed in ubuntu:
assignee: nobody → Skipper Bug Screeners (skipper-screen-team)
affects: ubuntu → gzip (Ubuntu)
Frank Heimes (fheimes) wrote :

Changing to Incomplete until 19.10 development starts.

Changed in ubuntu-z-systems:
status: New → Incomplete
importance: Undecided → High
Frank Heimes (fheimes) on 2019-04-29
Changed in ubuntu-z-systems:
status: Incomplete → Triaged
assignee: nobody → Canonical Foundations Team (canonical-foundations)
information type: Private → Public
Changed in gzip (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Committed
Frank Heimes (fheimes) on 2019-04-30
Changed in ubuntu-z-systems:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gzip - 1.10-0ubuntu1

gzip (1.10-0ubuntu1) eoan; urgency=medium

  * New upstream release
  * Cherrypick upstream patches for optimizied s390x zlib compression and
    enable it LP: #1825350

 -- Dimitri John Ledkov <email address hidden> Tue, 30 Apr 2019 14:19:45 +0100

Changed in gzip (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Frank Heimes (fheimes) on 2019-04-30
Changed in ubuntu-z-systems:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
tags: added: id-5cc7cd7240bb30199b95cc32

------- Comment From <email address hidden> 2019-05-06 07:42 EDT-------
IBM bugzilla status -> closed, Fix Released with EOAN, gzip 1.10 +patches

bugproxy (bugproxy) wrote :

------- Comment From <email address hidden> 2019-08-05 09:17 EDT-------
I've published the following patch a while ago:


This patch fixes data corruption issues, and thus is very important. Unfortunately, so far it has been ignored (there is not much going on on gzip mailing list in general). I would like to ask you to pick it up for the distro.

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