Feature #187

Add xz release tarball

Added by Ricardo Mones over 3 years ago. Updated 3 months ago.

Status:NewStart date:03/31/2014
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:Hiroyuki Yamamoto% Done:

0%

Category:SylpheedSpent time:-
Target version:3.5

Description

Would be nice to be able to make tar.xz release tarballs to save space and bandwidth:

rw-r--r- 1 mones mones 3472762 Mar 26 09:14 sylpheed-3.4.0.tar.bz2
rw-r--r- 1 mones mones 2619912 Mar 31 07:58 sylpheed-3.4.0.tar.xz

(that's around 25% smaller for 3.4).

add-xz-tarball.diff Magnifier - Patch for this (untested) (696 Bytes) Ricardo Mones, 07/21/2016 05:35 PM

History

#1 Updated by Ricardo Mones about 1 year ago

I think the attached (untested) patch can implement this feature.

#2 Updated by Kentaro Hayashi 3 months ago

Background:

https://wiki.debian.org/Projects/DebSrc3.0 notes that xz is also listed as first class archive format.

It may be happy with debian repository archive (point of repository disk usage) if .xz archive is also provided officially.

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