[Libguestfs] [PATCH nbdkit v2 2/3] xz: Deprecate xz plugin.

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Wed Nov 21 19:00:43 UTC 2018

Plan to remove it in the next-by-one stable release.
 plugins/xz/nbdkit-xz-plugin.pod | 9 +++++++++
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)

diff --git a/plugins/xz/nbdkit-xz-plugin.pod b/plugins/xz/nbdkit-xz-plugin.pod
index 2bd0a1c..acd7817 100644
--- a/plugins/xz/nbdkit-xz-plugin.pod
+++ b/plugins/xz/nbdkit-xz-plugin.pod
@@ -6,6 +6,15 @@ nbdkit-xz-plugin - nbdkit xz plugin
  nbdkit xz [file=]FILENAME.xz
+B<The xz plugin is deprecated in S<nbdkit E<ge> 1.9.2> and will be
+removed in S<nbdkit 1.12>>.  It has been replaced with a filter with
+the same functionality, see L<nbdkit-xz-filter(1)>.  You can use the
+filter like this:
+ nbdkit --filter=xz file file.xz
 C<nbdkit-xz-plugin> is a file serving plugin for L<nbdkit(1)>.

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