[arch-dev-public] LZMA - in or out? ([signoff] libarchive 2.6.0)

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Mon May 11 19:19:40 EDT 2009

Am Montag, 11. Mai 2009 20:58:50 schrieb Hugo Doria:
> I am sorry for resurrect this thread, but i wish to know what was
> decided about lzma. I still think that lzma could be a good use for
> us.
> BTW, Slackware will use the lzma compression:
> ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/ChangeLog.txt
> -- Hugo

I think we just need to wait until xz is stable and there is a libarchive 
version supporting it. According to http://tukaani.org/xz/ the file format 
itself seems stable but the tools not(?).


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