[aur-general] lzma

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 05:40:11 EDT 2008

2008/3/10, Firmicus <Firmicus at gmx.net>:
>  Hi everyone,
>  The TeXLive project is considering using the lzma format instead of bz2
>  for its next release, and I wondered whether it is supported by makepkg.
>  It is not, as I expected. But to my suprise, there is not even a
>  PKGBUILD for it in AUR/unsupported! I have thus just uploaded lzma-utils
>  to [community]. In case some of you are interested, it is said to
>  achieve 15% better compression rates than bzip2 while being 2 to 5 times
>  faster. And decompression is nearly as fast as gunzip (see
>  http://tukaani.org/lzma/).

Doesn't p7zip handle lzma archives?

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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