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




On Fri, 10 May 2019 11:50:17 -0400, Michael Stone <mstone@xxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:
>On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 05:42:45PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
>>On Fri, 10 May 2019 07:42:52 -0400, Michael Stone <mstone@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>wrote:
>>>This is really not a property worth preserving.
>>
>>I disagree. I frequently unpack .debs on .rpm Systems, especially when
>>I want to see how the rather nice behavior that I find in Debian is
>>implemented to see whether I can implant that hotness into the .rpm
>>world.
>
>And there are easily installed tools which I have every confidence will 
>be updated to work with any new format so your ability to do so won't be 
>diminished in the least.

If I can install rpms without hassle, yes. I often cannot.

Greetings
Marc
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