mickeytintincolle at yahoo.fr
Tue May 25 20:02:01 UTC 2010
Le Tue, 25 May 2010 13:29:05 -0500,
Rob McGee <rob0 at slackbuilds.org> a écrit :
> On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 11:03:47AM -0400, Ben Mendis wrote:
> > On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 10:36 AM, Eugen Wissner
> > <belka.ew at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Should we use .txz as extension or $PKGTYPE variable as earlier?
> > I think we should still use $PKGTYPE, but the question is whether
> > the default should be .txz.
> > Personally, I'm in favor of changing the default to txz.
> I am not.
> xz is a fine tool, possibly superior to gz in every way. But it has
> not been around as long. I run numerous older boxes, some of which
> are not likely to get upgraded soon if ever, and sometimes it's nice
> to be able to look inside a binary package.
tar-1.22 and xz from Slackware 13.0 sources just build fine even on
Slackware 11.0 (and I did it yesterday) .
> With .tgz that is well supported anywhere. Not so with .txz.
> As for the space savings, with this discussion we have surely wasted
> more bytes than gz would ever waste.
> I say leave it as is, default to .tgz for $PKGTYPE.
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