On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 5:10 PM, Brian K. White firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
That's all build-time stuff that should be done (and thus, documented) in spec/patches/scripts at build-time.
Convince upstream to adopt .wonderzipperninethousand if it's worth it, but don't change what upstream publishes, at all, and still call it the upstream source.
I understand your points and agree in general.
Still, there *are* policies specifying the preferred compression method of source packages.