Subject: Re: Format selection in pkg_create
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <email@example.com>
From: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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