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

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Fri Jul 3 10:30:32 EDT 2009

On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 3:33 PM, Andrei Thorp<garoth at gmail.com> wrote:
> Another possible issue is the question of whether this sort of
> compression works as well for the deltas system in pacman.

This only depends on the following trivial patch to xdelta3 (add xz support) :

deltas are useless if the compression used is not recognized (and thus
without uncompress / recompress done automatically).

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