Hi, Quoting Niels Thykier (2016-09-22 21:07:00) > On Tue, 19 Apr 2016 09:41:42 +0200 Johannes Schauer <jo...@debian.org> > > while there is no libxz binding for ocaml yet, ben uses Sys.command to > > execute zcat, bzcat and xzcat on demand for compressed files. Maybe a > > similar scheme could be implemented in dose3? > Is there any news on this bug?
I did not find the time to implement the hack that ben uses for decompression so far. > It is my understanding that the FTP masters want to retire Packages.gz > shortly before the Stretch release. That will mean that unless some magical xz equivalent to libbz2-ocaml and libzip-ocaml pops up, users of dose3 tools will have to decompress their Packages and Sources files themselves manually before using them with dose3. Thanks! cheers, josch