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From: Ryan Hill <dirtyepic@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: lzma tarball usage
Date: Thu, 08 May 2008 00:53:43
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] RFC: lzma tarball usage by Mart Raudsepp
1 On Wed, 07 May 2008 16:23:12 +0300
2 Mart Raudsepp <leio@g.o> wrote:
4 > Hello,
5 >
6 > Over the course of this year, a lzma-utils buildtime dependency has
7 > been added to a few system packages, to handle .tar.lzma tarballs.
8 > This has huge implications on the requirement of the system toolchain,
9 > which is highly disturbing from a minimal (lets say embedded) systems
10 > concern - lzma-utils depends on the C++ compiler and the libstdc++
11 > beast, while a minimal system would like to avoid this at all cost.
13 The new lzma-utils codebase uses liblzma, written in C. It's at the
14 alpha stage but supposedly supports encoding/decoding the current lzma
15 format "well enough" (;P). It probably has some fun bugs to find
16 and squish.
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: lzma tarball usage Doug Goldstein <cardoe@g.o>