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Re: [idea]: Switch default compression from "xz" to "zstd" for .deb packages

Stephan Verbücheln wrote...

> If you want to open that debate (again?), one should probably switch to
> lzip. It uses the same LZMA compression like xz, but has a way more
> sane file format.

Besides the fact dpkg already has zstd support while lzip is missing, so
that was a way bigger changes: In case you've missed that, lzip is not a
mine field in Debian, it's completely burnt ground. It's better to never
mention it.


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