Subject: Re: Format selection in pkg_create
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/05/2007 11:08:59
On Sun, 5 Aug 2007, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> to decide which compression algorithm to use, pkg_create plays some
> games with the suffix of the package name, adding one if necessary.
> I think this is bogus and want to change it by adding -t format, with
> format being one of none/gzip/bzip2 with gzip being the default.

Why do you think the current way is bogus?

To me, it sounds a bit redundant to give a filename (with a suffix that 
indicates a format), and also specify the format with an option at the 
same time.

  - Hubert