No lzma sdk in fedora

Chen Lei supercyper at
Fri Feb 12 11:50:52 UTC 2010

I realized from ""  the core of the xz utils compression code is based on LZMA SDK, but it has been modified quite a lot to be suitable for XZ Utils. 
So I think we should ship lzma sdk for fedora in parallel with xz utils and p7zip. Since xz utils are the successor to lzma utils, maybe lzma utils can be safely retired in fedora.
In addition to reasons above, there are few stuff which requires lzma-libs actually.
repoquery --whatrequires
在2010-02-12 14:40:46,"Bruno Wolff III" <bruno at> 写道:
>On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 11:39:02 +0800,
>  Chen Lei <supercyper at> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I want to package a sofware using a bundled lzma sdk which fedora doesn't have( 
>> Since  I realized no linux distribution containing lzma sdk yet, is using a bundled library permitted under this condition,?
>We have an out of date version that isn't getting updated upstream and
>we have a replacement library that uses a different API but which can
>probably do what you want with some wrappers.
>I have an interest in this as well as the development version of squashfs
>tools uses the latest SDK and won't directly work with either current
>Bundling it wouldn't be permitted.
>Personally I'd like to see it replace the old lzma stuff, since xz provides
>compatible utility programs and I don't think anything else is likely to
>be using that library. Having three libraries doing almost the same thing
>seems excessive.
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