[arch-dev-public] [PATCH] Support xz compressed packages
thomas at archlinux.org
Mon Feb 15 10:57:17 EST 2010
Am 15.02.2010 15:12, schrieb Pierre Schmitz:
> Am Montag, 15. Februar 2010 15:04:28 schrieb Pierre Schmitz:
>> This simple patch allows us to slowly migrate to xz compressed packages.
> Yes, it's really that easy when we assume that all new packages have to be xz
> compressed. So once this is applied and online everybody has to set the new
> PKGEXT in his makepkg.conf
> I didn't alter the db file compression as this would obiously everything as
> this is hard coded in pacman. Compressing the sources with xz (or compressing
> them at all) is not worth it as they usually include already compressed files
> from upstream.
I am still against implementing a solution that is that unflexible.
Where's the problem in just allowing any (known) compression?
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