[Exherbo-dev] Two xz questions

Markus Rothe markus at unixforces.net
Mon Nov 15 08:57:44 GMT 2010


On 15 November 2010 09:52, Gaute Hope <eg at gaute.vetsj.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Ciaran McCreesh's message of 2010-11-15 08:34:55 +0100:
>> xz hasn't proven itself as a stable format. Once we add support for
>> unpacking a particular type of file, we're supposed to carry on
>> supporting it forever, which gets to be a real nuisance if the tool one
>> has to use to extract it keeps changing.
>
> If im not mistaken you already do this for regular source packages in
> DOWNLOADS.

How can you decide on the format of the files listed in DOWNLOADS?

-Markus



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