[arch-dev-public] RFC: (devtools) Changing default compression method to zstd

Christian Hesse list at eworm.de
Tue Mar 26 21:32:47 UTC 2019

Morten Linderud via arch-dev-public <arch-dev-public at archlinux.org> on Mon,
2019/03/25 00:46:
> On Sun, Mar 24, 2019 at 04:39:54PM -0700, Andrew Gregory via
> arch-dev-public wrote:
> > I don't consider hoping that libarchive doesn't need a rebuild in the
> > near future a great strategy.  That being said, this is really
> > a question of how long of a period we need between libarchive v3.3.3
> > and us making the switch.  I'm not a packager, so I don't have much of
> > an opinion on that.  
> Well, we pride ourselves with having competent users. I think waiting a
> year is conservative and safe. However, personally I think we can wait for
> the next pacman release and write an announcment. Then we give everyone a
> month to update and we can have a smooth transition. Assuming of course
> that everyone is on-board with this change. 

I am in with this. Who ever runs a rolling release distribution and does not
update within half a year did a bad decision. So let's go for it.
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