What is xz ?

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Sat Jul 2 11:43:58 UTC 2011

On Sat, 02 Jul 2011 12:26:14 +0100, Chris Whitehouse wrote:
> On 02/07/2011 07:38, Polytropon wrote:
> > It's xz compression, archivers/xz from ports, which is
> ...but before you install it you may find it is part of the base system.
> %pkg_info -Ix xz
> pkg_info: no packages match pattern(s)
> %which xz
> /usr/bin/xz
> I'm on 8.1-R

Correct. I'm currently on 7-STABLE where it's "not yet" part of
the base system, but my new 8.2-STABLE also has it in /usr/bin.
I believe it has been introduced with version 8...

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