[arch-general] Adopt tar.xz for official repo packaging ?

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Fri Jul 3 10:01:35 EDT 2009

On Friday 03 July 2009 15:28:22 Nathan K. Bathory wrote:
> read through the archived posts, i'm sure this was discussed already ..
> iirc the issue was with implementing this in libarchive and some
> licensing issues.

pacman can already handle xz compressed packages (using libarchive). Support 
for makepkg will be available with pacman 3.3. (which does not mean we will 
use it though)


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

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