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Re: [PATCH 12/13] gnu: Add python-rarfile.

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: [PATCH 12/13] gnu: Add python-rarfile.
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2016 22:31:41 +0100
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Leo Famulari <address@hidden> writes:

>> > Does this actually work?  I assumed that our “libarchive” package has no
>> > support for RAR archives.
>> I don't know. The libarchive documentation in
>> 'share/man/man5/libarchive-formats.5.gz' does list RAR as a supported
>> format.
> Also, libarchive's 'include/archive.h' defines ARCHIVE_FORMAT_RAR and
> declares archive_read_support_format_rar().
> I don't have any .rar archives to test with, and I haven't seen one in
> years.
> [...]
>> So, what should I do? Patch "rarfile" out of or package
>> python-rarfile?
> Any feedback? I'd rather package python-rarfile.

I was just curious.  We can revisit this later when someone want to
actually use python-rarfile to read rar files :)

I have no objections to this patch.

~~ Ricardo

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