[lfs-book] [LFS Trac] #2974: Many packages now available as .tar.xz

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Sat Dec 3 16:55:17 PST 2011


#2974: Many packages now available as .tar.xz
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 Reporter:  rafe         |       Owner:  lfs-book@…                   
     Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  new                          
 Priority:  lowest       |   Milestone:  7.1                          
Component:  Book         |     Version:  SVN                          
 Severity:  trivial      |    Keywords:  xz packages                  
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Comment(by rafe):

 Regret, left out ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/glibc/glibc-2.14.1.tar.xz
 already since 2.11.

 {{{
 As for how much it saves ? How about 50 % ?

 glibc-2.14.1.tar.gz     20406 kB
 glibc-2.14.1.tar.xz      9884 kB

 Good enough for me Sir.
 }}}

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