lzma compression/decompression in bsdtar/libarchive?
stas at FreeBSD.org
Wed Nov 26 00:44:16 PST 2008
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On Tue, 25 Nov 2008 12:51:33 -0800 (PST)
bf <bf2006a at yahoo.com> mentioned:
> Not so long ago (the end of April, this year) someone tried to switch
> ImageMagick to using lzma-compressed tarballs, and caught a lot of flak
> from others who were unfamiliar with this form of compression. If Tim
> could integrate it with libarchive, I'm sure that it would be more
> favorably received.
Indeed, the main argument against was that you need an extra dependency
to unpack these, and there's no point in requiring that as bz2 versions
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