[Rpm-maint] rpm: support lzip compression for %setup (patch)

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Sat Nov 29 07:36:52 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-11-26 at 22:55 +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> LZIP is the new stable lzma compression utility
Pardon, but what is your legitimation to claim lzip to be 
"the new stable lzma compression utility"?

No doubt, it is "yet one another lzma" compression utility.

> ( http://freshmeat.net/p/lzip/ ) with magic bytes and checksum.

IMO, rpm should not adopt lzip  support, unless lzip has proven to be a
functional and viable tool.

See also:

FWIW: I share Bob F's perspective. One lesson the mess about the
original lzma has tought, is to be more reluctant on adoption of such
compression tools.


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