Re: upstream tarball repackaging from bz2 to gz
On Sunday 03 September 2006 19:18, Toni Mueller wrote:
> On Sun, 03.09.2006 at 19:04:49 +0300, George Danchev <email@example.com>
> > On Sunday 03 September 2006 17:10, Eric Cooper wrote:
> > > (I don't think I can justify asking upstream to publish a more
> > > wasteful version of the same bits on his website just to suit Debian.)
> > True.
> another question is whether we can possibly adapt the policy and tools
> to directly allow .bz2 files in Debian - we would benefit from smaller
> files, too.
> Just an idea.
Sounds great, but will represent a reasonable amount of time... probably
post-etch ? Another useful candidate to support would be pax, imho.
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