XZ-Utils 4.999.9beta

William Immendorf will.immendorf at gmail.com
Wed Sep 30 15:37:35 PDT 2009


On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 4:40 PM, dean talbot <lists at dtxs.co.uk> wrote:
> What could be a show-stopper, though, is the fact that the
> XZ-definitions were only added to shared-mime-info's CVS-repo in April
> and haven't been in an official release yet - so unless you want to
> patch that package or build it from CVS, things like GUI file-managers
> won't know what the hell they're looking at, let alone how to deal with
> them...
>
> ...Which they're unlikely to be able to do anyway, because the GUI
> archivers i've looked at don't use shared-mime-info, they instead need
> to be patched to support this 'fledgling' file-type directly.
'Fledgling'? Are you kidding me?!?!! The XZ file format is stable now:

http://tukaani.org/xz/xz-file-format.txt

William



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