2018-02-11 22:50 GMT+01:00 Ricardo Wurmus <rek...@elephly.net>: > > Gábor Boskovits <boskov...@gmail.com> writes: > > > It seems, that currently we don't have zip in gnu build system, so that > > ends up in native-inputs, if we need that to unpack the tarball. > > > > It would be nice if gnu-build-system would use the appropriate > compressor, > > and at the same time only depend on the one needed. How could this be > > achieved? > > Why is this necessary? I don’t see a problem with adding “unzip” to the > native-inputs when it is needed to unpack a zip archive. > > In my opinion this is so easy that I don’t think the slight increase in > convenience would be worth the change. > > You might be right about that. What I feel is that: 1. this is a recurring newbie question on the irc channel, I've seen it already a few times, so support time could be reduced 2. this change could make adding new archive types easier in the future.
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