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Bug#629659: [src:kde4libs] Please provide a plugin mecanism for file filter, particularly bz/xz

Package: src:kde4libs
Severity: wishlist

Filed under the src package section because it is also a packaging problem.

Now kdelibs support of compression filter is done at compile time. You enable bz support but disable xz support.

If I want to support xz, I need to:
1. recompile the whole package (not nice for end user)
2. add xz dependencies to all user (not nice for a lot of user).

It is better to enable compression filter support throught a plugin mecanism with on demand loading of library. 

I have forwarded this bug upstream at https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=275215


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