Sun Aug 24 18:13:00 GMT 2008
Charles Wilson <email@example.com> writes:
> (The lzma in the cygwin distribution is derived from the LZMA SDK
> source, but its lzma.exe program has been patched to provide an
> identical command line interface to the one in the lzma-utils package,
> as the upstream LZMA SDK lzma.exe command line interface is quite
> bizarre. Confused? [***])
It seems that Debian package 'lzma' provides all these as well.
> lzma-utils is in Debian, Gentoo, Red Hat, ... although sometimes under
> the name 'lzma', even though all seem to be derived from the lzma-utils
> source code, and not directly from the LZMA SDK source code.
I have no objection of dropping Cygwin 'lzma' package if you take over
the maintenance. The SDK + Debian patches (GNU --long option interface)
is pain to maintain because the SDK uses windows style CRLF.
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