[pacman-dev] [PATCH 2/3] makepkg: add support for the zst format

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Sep 14 06:13:15 UTC 2017

On 29/08/17 15:01, Eli Schwartz wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Eli Schwartz <eschwartz at archlinux.org>
> ---
> This shouldn't be added until we are sure pacman actually knows how to
> read .zst files, which requires libarchive support that is currently
> only in git master.
> I have no idea when either libarchive or pacman plan to make a new
> release. Though at least this isn't the default, and would require
> explicit opt-in...

Hrm...  if this was C code, we could easily configure test this and
#ifdef it.  Not sure how we should handle this in bash code.
Suggestions welcome.

This may also apply to some other formats we support, although I think
we have a fairly stringent libarchive version requirement anyway.


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