.lz sources?

Susi Lehtola jussilehtola at fedoraproject.org
Fri Sep 6 16:15:21 UTC 2013

On Fri, 6 Sep 2013 09:02:47 +0300
Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta at iki.fi> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 6:40 PM, Susi Lehtola
> <jussilehtola at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> > investigating the FTBFS of ddrescue I noticed that upstream has
> > switched to releasing tarballs only in .lz compressed format. This
> > is currently not supported by rpmbuild.
> Sure it is, at least in F-18+. It'll even work on EL6 because even
> though its rpmbuild doesn't support it, its tar handles lzipped
> tarballs transparently with just xf. But in any case you need
> "BuildRequires: lzip".

That's odd -- I could have sworn that it didn't work when I tried it on
Fedora 19. Looks like a heisenbug, now I don't see a problem anymore...
Susi Lehtola
Fedora Project Contributor
jussilehtola at fedoraproject.org

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