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




On Fri, 2019-05-10 at 05:18:18 +0200, Guillem Jover wrote:
> I'll propose an actual diff I've got here of deb(5) tomorrow, but
> otherwise if there are no great concerns, I'd like to start adding
> support for this for dpkg 1.20.x.

Unfortunately I think I'll have to retract the above statements, and
will not be discussing several things I had pending on few subthreads,
nor I'm planning on starting any implementation work anymore. :(

With the prospects looming around of the tech-ctte being morphed into
something like a steering-ctte, and random potentially contentious
topics being redirected away into that ctte, exclusively in the name
of progress' sake, the dangers of that happening with a dicussion like
this which seems currently a bit contentious are too distressing.

This is all extremely demotivating. :`(

Thanks,
Guillem