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Re: Please, use --check=crc32 or switch to a safe format

From: Matias Fonzo
Subject: Re: Please, use --check=crc32 or switch to a safe format
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2017 16:16:53 -0300

On Wed, 5 Apr 2017 10:31:50 -0500
Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 04/05/2017 09:42 AM, Antonio Diaz Diaz wrote:
> > Is there any chance to fix the problem once and for all by
> > switching to lzip (as Eric Blake proposed[1]), instead of asking
> > others to just palliate some of the symptoms?
> > 
> > [1]
> >  
> Note that I was not proposing "switching to lzip", but "adding lzip in
> parallel to existing xz".  I still think that parallel distribution
> formats is probably worthwhile, but I'm not strongly convinced enough
> to push my patch through against the wishes of other core developers
> on the project.

Can developers release (liberate) the ego?.  There's nothing wrong in
want to provide a "second" format, this increases the chances for
accessing the project, inspect, study, etc.

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