data.tar.xz support added to Launchpad

Dustin Kirkland kirkland at
Tue Oct 25 21:13:17 UTC 2011

On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 3:18 PM, Micah Gersten <micahg at> wrote:
> It's a check on upload and not during the build would be my guess.  Maybe we
> should add a lintian warning/error if it uses .xz debs w/out the

Speaking of Lintian warnings, would it make sense to have lintian
duplicate the original .gz, compress with xz, check the difference and
if it's greater than $threshold percentage, print a warning (or info)
that using xz compression would save $some %?


Dustin Kirkland
Ubuntu Core Developer

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