some minor Core pruning

Jindrich Novy jnovy at
Tue Jun 13 08:17:10 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-13 at 10:08 +0200, Ludek Smid wrote:
> Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > Library + binary packages required by nothing (could be killed, or moved):
> > xdelta
> I have nothing against removing xdelta from core, but as far as I know, 
> it's only package providing binary diff feature.
> The source code of xdelta is no longer maintained by upstream. Maybe we 
> can replace it by another utility. Suggestions?

bsdiff which is now in Extras could be a good replacement candidate IMO.
The question is whether the bindiff functionality is needed in Core at
all since no Core app explicitly requires binary diffing (for now).


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