[aur-general] lzma

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Mon Mar 10 11:18:20 EDT 2008

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: aur-general-bounces at archlinux.org [mailto:aur-general-
> bounces at archlinux.org] Namens Timm Preetz
> Verzonden: maandag 10 maart 2008 15:39
> Aan: Discussion about the Arch User Repository (AUR)
> Onderwerp: Re: [aur-general] lzma
> Yes. And especially for LaTeX packages this seems good. Would probably
> also make sense to offer big packages as lzma instead of gz, but not
> sure how big the difference in size really is.
> But that few MBs are probably never worth the confusion it would make
> to
> offer packages in just another format...

Pacman 3.1.x doesn't have problems with packages in whatever file format you
feed it, as long as libarchive can read it. At this moment, that will be
everything that can be extracted using bsdtar. Lzma is one of the formats
not yet included into libarchive.

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