On 09/23/2009 07:17 PM, Bill Nottingham wrote: > Andre Robatino (andre bwh harvard edu) said: >> If I understand correctly what the problem is - that successfully >> xz-uncompressing a file requires being on the same endian arch as the >> one it was compressed on - that's just wrong. It shouldn't be >> platform-dependent at all. > > That is not the issue. There are two issues: > > - Compressing a file on different arches, while it produces output > that any arch can decompress, does produce *different* output. > - Compression of xz is not fast. Ah, OK. But hasn't openSUSE been using xz in their deltarpms since 11.0 (over a year ago)? What are they doing differently so they aren't affected?
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