[pacman-dev] [PATCH] libmakepkg: Add lzip ext support

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Sun Jan 27 01:25:38 UTC 2019

On 1/26/19 7:46 PM, Chloe Kudryavtsev wrote:
> lzip is a lossless data compressor designed to replace gzip and bzip2 as
> the standard general-purpose compressed format.
> - add .lz (lzip) support to libmakepkg/util/compress.sh:compress_as
> - add COMPRESSLZ to makepkg.conf.in
> - document COMPRESSLZ
> Signed-off-by: Chloe Kudryavtsev <toast at toastin.space>
Looks like libarchive does support lzip even though it isn't one of the
compression options bsdtar can use on the command line. I suppose this
makes sense as it is just another lzma implementation.

Any particular benefit of this method over the other ones we support, by
the way?

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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