No lzma sdk in fedora

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Fri Feb 12 14:47:12 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 19:50:52 +0800,
  Chen Lei <supercyper at> wrote:
> 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
> lzma-libs-0:4.32.7-2.fc11.i586
> libarchive-0:2.6.2-1.fc11.i586
> lzma-devel-0:4.32.7-2.fc11.i586

I think that packaging just the libs and not the utils and gettiong rid
of the old version that packaged both but is based on an older SDK is
pretty reasonable.

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