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

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon May 11 19:45:47 EDT 2009

On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 6:33 PM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 12. Mai 2009 01:23:16 schrieb Dan McGee:
>> For libarchive to support lzma/xz natively, we would need liblzma in
>> core as well. Thoughts?
> Sure its only a few KB. Even the complete lzma-utils package would be only
> 75KB.
> Anyway: Would it be better to use (successor) xz instead? Or ist the file
> format somehow compatible?

You snipped out what the libarchive release notes said- liblzma
supports xz AND lzma, apparently.

It is all here:


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