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Re: .deb format: let's use 0.939, zstd, drop bzip2

On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 10:59:26AM +0700, Ondřej Surý wrote:
> > I understand that this was an issue when prototyping, but have you used ar
> > to manipulate .deb archives even once this millenium?  By now, the deb
> > format is common, while ar is an obscure implementation detail.
> I did used ar to unpack .deb several times, usually when I had to pull a file
> on a non-Debian system (or when I could not remember the dpkg-deb syntax
> and I was lazy, but that doesn’t count :)
same here. and not only this millenium, but also this decade :)


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