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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Jul 3 10:19:34 EDT 2009

Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> On Friday 03 July 2009 16:02:38 Thomas Bächler wrote:
>> Our db scripts and devtools always assume .tar.gz though, this is also
>> easy to change.
> Patches are already in git. But atm it does only support one compression 
> method at once. So we either need a patch to allow both during transition or 
> we recompress the whole repo...

Needs to be both as we would want to keep pacman + libarchive + libfetch 
as .tar.gz for a while


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