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Re: dpkg-source and bzip2

On Mon, Aug 03, 1998 at 08:57:14AM -0500, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> : What are the thoughts about supporting .orig.tar.bz2 files? As
> : the maintainer of FreeCiv (which is distributed as .tar.bz2
> : optionally) I would appreciate this a lot...
> I missed the beginning of this discussion, unless this is the beginning
> ...
> Are you advocating packaging source as orig.tar.gz AND orig.tar.bz2, or
> are you advocating bz2 OVER gz?  The former burns up disk space which
> many of our mirrors don't have an abundance of; the latter may
> irritate some users.

Allowing one or the other, based on the upstream or in the case of X
sources, sanity.  =>  (ie, maintainer choice)

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