Bug 235902 - devel/binutils should download lz distfile
Summary: devel/binutils should download lz distfile
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Only Me
Assignee: Baptiste Daroussin
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Reported: 2019-02-20 23:13 UTC by Mikhail Teterin
Modified: 2019-02-20 23:13 UTC (History)
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See Also:
bugzilla: maintainer-feedback? (bapt)


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Switch to tar:lzma (1.03 KB, patch)
2019-02-20 23:13 UTC, Mikhail Teterin
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Description Mikhail Teterin freebsd_committer 2019-02-20 23:13:22 UTC
Created attachment 202207 [details]
Switch to tar:lzma

The difference in size between binutils-2.32.tar.bz2 and binutils-2.32.tar.xz is about 30% and the .tar.lz is slightly smaller still.

It may or not be worth changing now -- when all the mirrors already have the .tar.bz2 variant -- but it should certainly be done with the next upgrade of the port.