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Re: Change request of devel/autoconf to use .tar.gz

"Larson, Timothy E." <> writes:

> Does anyone know if xz _really really_ requires gcc >=3.4?  I work
> with a number of older platforms, and I know for a fact that gcc 3.4
> is not even a remote dream right now.  (On one, I'd be happy just to
> have 2.95.x working.)  That effectively means losing pkgsrc on them.

Are there any really good reasons why we shouldn't prefer .tar.gz or
.tar.bz2 distfiles over .xz whenever we possibly can, given that there
seem to be a non-zero level of issues with xz?

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