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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Uploading huge sources
On Tuesday, May 08, 2012 05:33:29 PM Brian K. White wrote:


Preferred just means preferred.

If the upstream offers tar.gz, tar.bz2 and tar.xz, use the tar.xz


I just had a package fail to package on several distros, include some old suse
distros, because it used xz.

When I switched it to bz2, it packaged on all distros!

I did not recompress anything, the upstream offered all three!

I think this policy is dumb.


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