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Re: Plan for release 2.29
Jeff Law wrote:
"And just to be clear, I actually don't like xz and I'm always annoyed
when I run into something delivered in xz format. But xz support at the
distro level is pretty ubiquitous at this point."
That's a quote from me. Please do not use it as a means to promote lzip
as it was never meant to be used in that manner.
Please, forgive me if I gave the impression that I was promoting lzip.
My intention was to warn binutils maintainers that the xz format is
defective (or, if you prefer, poorly designed). I just offered lzip as
an alternative, but I find perfectly fine for binutils to continue
releasing gz and bz2 tarballs indefinitely and not use xz or lzip.