Subject: Re: Providing pkgsrc.tar as bz2 as well as gz
To: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
From: David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.org>
Date: 11/29/2004 09:01:15
On Sun, 28 Nov 2004, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 27, 2004 at 12:59:14PM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
> | I think we should. We need to keep gz for those on systems without
> | bzip2, but as for the savings.
> | 15792 -rw-rw-r-- 1 abs wheel 16140619 Nov 27 12:53 pkgsrc.tar.bz2
> | 24848 -rw-rw-r-- 1 abs wheel 25422170 Nov 27 03:21 pkgsrc.tar.gz
> As bzip2 is easily available, is there that much of a need to provide
> the .gz if we have the .bz2 ?
If we want to provide it in bz2 only we would need to include
bzip2 with the pkgsrc bootstrap; I think thats a good idea, but
a second stage :)
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