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From Damjan Jovanovic <damjan....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [imaging] bz2 archive format - can it be dropped?
Date Fri, 28 Sep 2012 21:28:51 GMT
+1 to getting rid of it then (binding)

On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 10:44 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> The assembly descriptors are currently set up to create bz2 archives
> in addition to the standard tar.gz and zip ones.
>
> Is the bz2 format really needed?
> It's larger than the tar.gz, at least for sanselan.
> And it's not as well supported on Windows.
>
> Note that the Commons Build Plugin does not currently support bz2, so
> the download page would need to be manually editted after generation.
> [In fact the existing download page does not link to the bz2 archives.]
>
> Or someone needs to enhance the Build plugin.
>
> Should not be too difficult to add support for a property to define
> the archive suffixes, but is there any point?
> Sanselan is the only commons component using bz2 currently.
>
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