[ccache] Compression on or off by default?

Mike Frysinger vapier.adi at gmail.com
Thu Mar 4 14:08:46 MST 2010

On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 16:00, Joel Rosdahl wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Mar 2010 05:00:48 -0500 Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> make the default a ./configure option that defaults to off
> I would prefer not to make a build-time option of this, because then the
> documentation has say something in line with "whether files are compressed by
> default depends on how ccache was built", which I think would be unfortunate. I
> chose to not include the --{en,dis}able-zlib option from the original patch for
> the same reason. I think it's better to strive for good defaults and few
> build-time options.

i didnt mean the configure option was in place of the runtime knobs

regardless, unless the compression is very low overhead, the default
should be off

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