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Re: [CVS] RPM: rpm/ CHANGES

From: Anders F Björklund <afb@rpm5.org>
Date: Tue 16 Dec 2008 - 09:13:24 CET
Message-Id: <433569F2-92B7-4A01-97F2-2860AD9FF178@rpm5.org>
Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:

>>     - proyvind: add support for xz for all tools shipped with rpm.
>>     - proyvind: lzdio: add support for xz format. (removes liblzma  
>> 4.999.3 support)
>> [...]
>
> Where can this new "xz" stuff be found on the net?
> Google shows me just a few mail postings but where is the homepage  
> of "xz"?


The "LZMA_Alone" format, as known from LZMA SDK, is now "lzma" (.lzma)
The new "LZMA-with-magic" format, from LZMA Utils, is now "xz" (.xz)

So it can still be found under LZMA Utils, at http://tukaani.org/lzma/
Before, there were two different formats with the same suffix/mime-type.

--anders
Received on Tue Dec 16 09:34:09 2008
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