[arch-dev-public] [PATCH] Support xz compressed packages

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Feb 15 17:06:26 EST 2010

On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 4:01 PM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> But sure, if everybody thinks that we need multiple compression methods at the
> same time, let's forget about the patch and I'll write a new one.

I don't think anyone is suggesting that. It's just that the patch was
sent to the ML, apparently for some sort of code review. That's all I
(we?) are suggesting: there is room for improvement <here>. I can
think of a handful of cases where switching to "one true compression
algorithm" will bite us in the ass, and thus think it needs to be more
flexible. I'm not suggesting "I want to do crazy shit with

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