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Re: why apt/dpkg not using bzip2

On Thu, Sep 07, 2000 at 12:09:58AM -0300, Nicolás Lichtmaier wrote:
> > >  That kind of packaging is a hack, and a very user unfriendly one. I'd like
> > > to have native bzip support, to have a lftp.orig.bz2.
> > lol, whoever said our source package format was user friendly to begin
> > with?
>  Because a *normal* user can't easily unpack a debian source package any
> longer.

Um, sorry if I'm missing something, but I can do apt-get source <pkg>
as any user, and it downloads and unpacks the source for me nicely.
Alisdair McDiarmid                                    alisdair@jml.net
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