[Rpm-maint] lzma payload suppport patch
mls at suse.de
Wed Dec 5 11:25:44 UTC 2007
On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 05:30:47AM +0100, Per Øyvind Karlsen wrote:
> Here's a backported patch from rpm 4.5 adapted to rpm 184.108.40.206 that adds
> support for lzma as payload.
> This will make rpm able to read packages with lzma payload just as any other
> payload, but due to lack of proper library/new lzma utils, lzma tool is
> required in addition if to be used for creation of packages with lzma
> Please add as we're in the consideration of making the switch in Mandriva
> Linux, but worry about packages becoming incompatible with other rpm
Well, my hope is that Mark Adler adds lzma to his libz library (as
he said he'd do), so we'll get lzma for free. But I don't see
any progress on the libz mailing list.
It really is a shame that there's no nice lzma library...
Michael Schroeder mls at suse.de
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF Markus Rex, HRB 16746 AG Nuernberg
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