Feature #187

Add xz release tarball

Added by Ricardo Mones about 5 years ago. Updated 10 months ago.

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


Category:SylpheedSpent time:-
Target version:3.5


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


#1 Updated by Ricardo Mones almost 3 years ago

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

#2 Updated by Kentaro Hayashi almost 2 years ago


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.

#3 Updated by Serge TB 10 months ago

Hi I want to report a problem with Sylheed on lubuntu 18.04 How do I do this?

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