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Re: .xz (was CVS commit: pkgsrc/devel/autoconf)
On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 01:33:26PM +0100, Tobias Nygren wrote:
> This is now using .xz compression for the source archive. While there's
> a fair chance xz will be the next bzip2, I'd prefer if we refrain from
> jumping onto this bandwagon until there is a stable release and we
> decide we want .xz utilities in base.
Since pkgsrc infrastructure already supports it automatically, I don't
see a reason to avoid using it -- except perhaps for the lowest-level
packages needed for bootstrapping pkgsrc, but I don't see autoconf as
being one of them.
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