[arch-dev-public] Moving to pkg.tar.xz officially?

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Mar 20 14:53:48 CET 2010

On 20/03/10 23:49, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> Am Samstag, 20. März 2010 14:28:00 schrieb Pierre Schmitz:
>> Am Dienstag, 9. März 2010 08:16:42 schrieb Pierre Schmitz:
>>> some of us already commit xz compressed packages, others don't. We didn't
>>> really decide on this yet.
>> As there are no further complains, I'll write a draft news item about this.
>> Some devs/tus still submit gz packages so I guess not everybody knew about
>> this.
> Andy ask me if we shouldn't set this in the default makepkg.conf provided by
> pacman. It's probably not worth to release a new package just for this, but it
> might be for future versions.
> What do you think?

I see no reason against setting this as default and agree that it is not 
worth repackaging for that.


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