mickeytintincolle at yahoo.fr
Thu May 27 15:01:48 UTC 2010
Le Wed, 26 May 2010 17:57:59 -0500,
Rob McGee <rob0 at slackbuilds.org> a écrit :
> I have found in two cases, one of which was 11.x, that installing
> the *binary* xz package and upgradepkg pkgtools is all it takes to
> get the ability to deal with .txz in the packaging system[2,3]. I
> didn't do anything with tar.
I didn't look at pkgtools if xz is used inside a tar command or in a
separate command, so I upgraded tar . According to what you are saying,
xz is used in a separate command so tar needs not know about xz and
so it needs not be upgraded .
>  I can't check the exact version, because that one WAS upgraded.
There is only one 11.x version of Slackware - it is 11.0 .
>  And that was HOW it was upgraded, installpkg -root /new ...
>  There are things outside pkgtools where it is sometimes useful
> or desirable to be able to look inside a binary package. For
> example, mc(1) works well to view a package, but only if it is
> also upgraded (and I doubt the binary 13.0 mc package would work
> on older systems.)
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