No lzma sdk in fedora

Milos Jakubicek xjakub at
Fri Feb 12 17:02:56 UTC 2010

Hi Chen,

On 12.2.2010 12:50, Chen Lei 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.

Retiring lzma (completely) is a long-term plan, yes (I'm the maintainer 
of it). Not sure about the right time -- F14?

I'll talk to the libarchive maintainer -- any other objections against 
the plan to retire lzma for F14?


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