Am Montag, 22. Februar 2010 06:55:03 schrieb Dan McGee:
It might sound silly but the probably easiest solution might be to modify namcap to support uncompressed tar archives. Then we can add a simple Bash wrapper script which uncompresses the package and calls namcap with the pure tar.
Looking at the code, there is nothing preventing this right now- we just use a generic tar interface which will support any compression or no compression at all.
For those who want to check their xz packages before the next namcap released I have added the relevant patches to namcap 2.4:
And the PKGBUILD including the patches can be found at