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Re: autoconf-2.68b released [beta]

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: autoconf-2.68b released [beta]
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2012 13:33:03 -0500
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On Friday 02 March 2012 11:09:13 Olaf Lenz wrote:
> On 03/02/2012 05:45 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
> > The Autoconf team is considering releasing only .xz files for 2.69;
> > if this would be a hardship for you, and you need the .gz or .bz2
> > release, please speak up now.
> I want to second Bob Friesenhahn's opinion that it would be nice to keep
> at least a .gz release version. The xz-utils are not part of all
> standard distributions yet (I can just name the current Sabayon Linux
> and openSUSE 11.3), so I would prefer it if a standard tool like autoconf
> would not depend on it.

uhh, Sabayon does have xz-utils and has for quite a long time now.  after all, 
it's simply Gentoo at its core, and Gentoo has had xz-utils for a long time.

openSUSE has had xz-utils since 11.2.  before that, they had lzma-utils.

so do you have any other distros to list ?

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