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Re: Bits from the FTPMaster meeting

Mark Hymers wrote:
> I think there's some confusion here between source and binary formats.
> The announcement was referring to bzip2 when used as part of a source
> upload.  As far as I can tell from looking in the git logs, dak has
> supported data.tar.bz2 since 2005, so I'm surprised that this has never
> been an issue before if debootstrap can't handle it.

Then can you (or someone else) please explain what exactly is meant by the 
reference to bzip2 for binary packages in the following quote from the 
original mail:

! You can use either gzip as usual or bzip2 for the compression within
! the binary packages - and now also for the source files.


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