[aur-general] lzma

Grigorios Bouzakis grbzks at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 06:48:49 EDT 2008

On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 11:41:52AM +0100, Firmicus wrote:
> Roman Kyrylych a écrit :
>> 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?
> No. p7zip uses the lzma algorithm to generate its own format. Files 
> compressed with lzma cannot be decompressed with 7z.

Not that important but you also need to adopt the package you uploaded.



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