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Re: [Re: dependancy problem in potato (fwd)]



Well... both bzip2 and gzip are GPL? maybe it's time to create gbzip... a gzip
+ bzip2 compression utility...

Some volunteer? 

zaikxtox


Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com> wrote:
> In article <Pine.LNX.3.96.1000112192214.2003C-100000@eden.nslug.ns.ca> you
wrote:
> > Why can't we just merge the functionality of both gzip -d and bzip2 -d? 
> > gzip already has the capability to handle decompression of a variety of
> > formats.
> 
> Feel free to approach the gzip and bzip2 upstream maintainers to find out
what
> their current thoughts on this are, and/or offer to help.  There was some
talk
> of adding bzip2 support to gzip at one point, but then I haven't heard
> anything else.
> 
> Bdale



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