F21 System Wide Change: lbzip2 as default bzip2 implementation

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Wed Apr 2 21:26:57 UTC 2014

On Wed, Apr 02, 2014 at 05:14:53PM -0400, Al Dunsmuir wrote:

> This  implementation  has  been built and extensively tested using the
> current  release  of the real bzip2 library. Substituting a completely
> different  library  implementation without going through extensive and
> explicit validating and testing is risky and unreasonable. At best, it
> would   complicate   problem  reporting,  reproduction,  analysis  and
> correction.

The suggestion is to replace the tool, not the library.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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