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From: Jon Turney <>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH cygport] xorg.cygclass: Allow configuration of default SRC_URI compression
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 18:58:04 +0100	[thread overview]
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On 12/04/2022 01:41, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> On Mon, 2022-04-11 at 13:58 +0100, Jon Turney wrote:
>> Historically, xorg packages were usually provided as .gz and .bz2
>> compressed tarballs.  The current trend is to no longer provide .bz2,
>> but .gz and .xz instead.  Allow the compression to be configured, with a
>> backwards compatible default.
> If all or even most current packages use .xz, then maybe just default to that
> and define XORG_SRC_COMPRESSION for the (current) exceptions?

Yeah, I went back and forth on what the default should be here.

It's only most packages, since it relies on someone remembering to 
change the compressions in AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE, which sometimes hasn't 

Changing the default changes the meaning of old .cygport files in a way 
that probably breaks them.

      reply	other threads:[~2022-04-13 17:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-11 12:58 Jon Turney
2022-04-12  0:41 ` Yaakov Selkowitz
2022-04-13 17:58   ` Jon Turney [this message]

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