xz vs. lzma

Zsolt Udvari udvzsolt at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 11:22:44 CEST 2009

> xz has replaced lzma, "Provides/Obsoletes" it and install symlink
> lzma that points to xz. Unfortunatelly these programs are not
> compatibile. xz is unable to decompress file compressed with lzma.
> It breaks build process of some packages (see
> http://buildlogs.pld-linux.org/index.php?dist=th&arch=athlon&ok=0&name=telak&id=eae6a73b-58d5-4567-8085-18102acbaa87
> )
> Is it bug in xz that can be easily fixed? If no (imo) xz must not
> Obsoletes/Provides lzma and it should be possible to install xz and
> lzma on the same system.
Same problem in google-chromium. Imho you should package this git-version
with gzip/bzip2. They are old solutions but works ;)


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