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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache 2.2.5, 2.0.60 1.3.38 release candidate tarballs for review
Date Mon, 13 Aug 2007 17:44:55 GMT

On Aug 13, 2007, at 1:37 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> Jim Jagielski wrote:
>>
>>> Also, all the way through 1.3.37 the 1.3 drop has been available in
>>> .tar.gz and .tar.Z compressed format, never in .tar.bz2.
>>
>> By design and on purpose, I dropped .Z in favor of bz2...
>> I wanted similar distros available.
>
> When this came up last time, we decided to retain .Z because of the
> large number of old boxes which might not have gzip, but still have
> compress.  Apache 1.3 still builds on a much broader range of ancient
> boxes than it's more modern cousin.
>

I'll add compressed archives... :/


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