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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache 2.2.5, 2.0.60 1.3.38 release candidate tarballs for review
Date Mon, 13 Aug 2007 17:37:05 GMT
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.

Bill

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