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

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Mon Feb 15 17:33:10 EST 2010

Am Montag, 15. Februar 2010 23:06:26 schrieb Aaron Griffin:
>  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>.

Sure, and I appreciate your input. I also get your arguments. And I don't 
think that this patch is the best approach ever; it really depends on what we 
need and I guess my assumption was not quite correct 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
> compression"

Let's make a deal: I'll create a new branch in my repo and see what it takes 
to make the package handling more general. (it will probably take less code 
than we already put into this discussion ;-))


Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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