[arch-dev-public] FS#30187, update xz to a prerelease to get SMP support?

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Mon Jun 11 05:00:08 EDT 2012

Am 08.06.2012 17:09, schrieb Andreas Radke:
> I've ask to bump xz to 5.1.1alpha1 release or a later git shot to gain
> SMP support. It should be safe because it's widely tested in major
> distributions.
> https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/30187
> Opinions?
> -Andy

I'm confused. The last release was ages ago, there have been tons of
commits, and no indication about stability. I am worried that this
release might corrupt archives. I am also worried that the maintainer of
xz has no motivation for stabilization at all. You should ask him.

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