Re: lzma with debian-live was: (Bug#553707: RFH: lzma -- future of Debian squashfs-lzma)
> In case you missed it, my detailed explanation is here:
unfortuanatly i can not open the link. maybe its a problem with the list server. the conexion expires before the page is loaded.
> For those who don't like git, and to make things easier, I have put a snapshot of
> the above trees here http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/pkl
i'll give the official squashfs lzma development a whirl since this should be what lands in the official linux kernel eventually.
1) the readme of the snapshot of the squashfs-tools and kernel patches says
"The squashfs-tools need the LZMA sdk to build LZMA support." is the
sdk packaged for debian?
2) peeking in the readmes' i dont see a documented "-lzma" switch. how do i tell mksquashfs to use lzma? i assume that the kernel detects this at boot time, so there should be no reason to pass an option to the kernel.
3) any chance debian source packaging for the squashfs-tools w/ lzma support? my prefered way of installing binaries into my debian-live cd is through an unofficial apt repository which i maintain. if not ill add a hook which installs the binary...