[paludis-dev] [Paludis] #1207: Add xz support to expatch

Paludis trac at pioto.org
Sun Nov 6 00:24:43 UTC 2011


#1207: Add xz support to expatch
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    Reporter:  irishespresso          |      Owner:
        Type:  enhancement            |     Status:  new
    Priority:  Sometime               |  Milestone:
   Component:  repositories/e/ebuild  |    Version:  0.70.1
  Resolution:                         |   Keywords:
  Blocked By:                         |   Blocking:
Distribution:  Exherbo                |
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Comment (by irishespresso):

 And how does adding xz support to src_prepare, where 99% of patch files
 are uncompressed, represent a long-term commitment when src_unpack, where
 tarballs compressed with xz are becoming extremely common, has supported
 xz for years.  In my humble opinion, this patch merely makes src_prepare
 consistent with src_unpack rather than representing a new long-term
 commitment to xz.

 That said it's your call.  If you a development branch for a version of
 paludis with a targeted release date of a year or more from now, that may
 be the best place to put this since by 2013 I think all remaining doubts
 about the stability of xz will have been resolved.

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