Re: -dbg packages; are they actually useful?
Aurelien Jarno <email@example.com> writes:
> AFAIK, allowing LZMA in DAK is just a matter of changing one line in
> Do you have more details about LZMA being deprecated and replaced by XZ?
See "current state of the development" at http://tukaani.org/lzma/ and
then http://tukaani.org/xz/ and note in particular this part of the
release announcement of the latest GNU coreutils package:
Distribution note: new suffix, ".xz" replaces ".lzma". Note the
better-compressed tar ball name below has the ".xz" suffix. XZ Utils
(new name for the improved format/tools) is the successor to lzma.
For more info, see http://tukaani.org/xz/
It's possible that XZ archives can be uncompressed with LZMA. I haven't
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>