[Pkg-fonts-devel] Question Regarding xz compression

Vasudev Kamath kamathvasudev at gmail.com
Sat Sep 22 05:38:14 UTC 2012

On 09:07 Fri 21 Sep     , Paul Wise wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 11:29 PM, Vasudev Kamath wrote:
> > Reading that mail again it looks like only for deb creation xz
> > compression and nothing told about default compression for source
> > tarball as xz or is it implicit? If not do you think its worth
> > introducing xz compression for source tarball through dh-make-font? It
> > does save a lot by compression source tarball using xz
> In the case where upstream doesn't have a tarball, that would be fine.
> We should ship upstream tarballs where they exist. It would also be a
> good idea to encourage upstreams to switch to xz for their tarballs.

Thanks I will keep it in mind. In some cases fonts will be given as
zip what to do in that case?

Best Regards
Vasudev Kamath
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