Author arekm
Recipients Garen, amaury.forgeotdarc, arekm, devurandom, leonov, pitrou, skip.montanaro
Date 2010-02-03.19:44:25
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About why xz is important. 

gnu.org, tug.org started publishing sources in xz format, quick grep:

autoconf/autoconf.spec:Source0: http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/autoconf/%{name}-%{version}.tar.xz
coreutils/coreutils.spec:Source0:       http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/coreutils/%{name}-%{version}.tar.xz
libpng12/libpng12.spec:Source0: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/libpng/libpng-%{version}.tar.xz
libpng/libpng.spec:Source0:     http://downloads.sourceforge.net/libpng/%{name}-%{version}.tar.xz
parted/parted.spec:Source0:     http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/parted/%{name}-%{version}.tar.xz
texlive-texmf/texlive-texmf.spec:Source0:       ftp://tug.org/texlive/historic/%{year}/texlive-%{version}-texmf.tar.xz

xz is also supported by automake as dist target.
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