No lzma sdk in fedora

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at
Sat Feb 13 04:31:25 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 07:39:36PM -0800, John Reiser wrote:
> On 02/12/2010 04:08 PM, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 03:04:06PM -0800, John Reiser wrote:
> >> The Fedora upx package put its copy of lzma465.tar.bz2 as another file in
> >> the SOURCES for Fedora upx, in same directory as upx-3.04.tar.bz2.
> >>
> > This is a bundled library and needs to stop.  How to stop doing it is
> > another question :-)
> Upx uses lzma465 not as a library but as a source schema.  If compiled
> outside of upx, then lzma465 is not useful to upx.  Upx has C++ definitions
> and #defines that re-interpret the lzma465 source, including changing
> interfaces and class layout, in order to be usable by upx.  The re-
> interpretation includes the format of the output compressed data, as well
> as enforcing constraints during compression which facilitate decompression
> in the "no-libraries" runtime environment of life immediately after execve().
Yes, I realized that from the bug report.  My comments still stand.

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