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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: [compress] How to move forward with XZ support
Date Fri, 12 Aug 2011 10:59:24 GMT
On 2011-08-12, sebb wrote:

> On 12 August 2011 10:00, Stefan Bodewig <> wrote:

>> We basically have two options:

>> * forking the required classes of "XZ in Java" into Compress (Lasse
>>  already has a CLA on file and I'm sure we could arrange for the two
>>  code bases to stay in sync)

>> * add a (optional) binary dependency on "XZ in Java".  Currently the
>>  package is not available via a Maven repo, but this can probably be
>>  arranged as well.

>> The first option would allow us to support the format without requiring
>> another JAR, the second one may be less work from a maintenance POV.

> +1

Which one of the two options does your +1 apply to?

I see some advantages in forking the code but lean towards binary
dependency + shading.  The code is public domain so there is no problem
with redistributing it as is.


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