lzma (Re: HEADS UP: upgrading ImageMagick to 6.4.0-6)
brooks at FreeBSD.org
Tue Apr 22 13:56:59 UTC 2008
On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 02:34:39PM +0400, Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 02:42:24PM -0500, Brooks Davis wrote:
> > That's well hidden (DOC/lzam.txt in the tarball). Someone
> > should produce some sort of lzma-lite distribution that only
> > does the basics. Then this could be a practical option.
> Unfortunately, a closer look dispelled the hope. The
> public-domained files only show how to use the GPL'ed ones. I had
> a conversation with the author, who is worried about incompatible
> formats being spawned if he releases lzma from under LGPL. He
> might change his mind in the future, though.
Too bad. :( FWIW, I don't see any significant, incompatible competitors
to bzip2 or ogg vorbis (for example).
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