Stephan Hoffmann sho at relinux.de
Sat Feb 16 16:22:53 UTC 2013

Am 29.01.2013 18:29, schrieb Arnout Vandecappelle:
> On 29/01/13 11:39, Stephan Hoffmann wrote:
>> Am 29.01.2013 11:18, schrieb Samuel Martin:
> [snip]
>>>> >>+* +LIBFOO_EXTRACT_CMDS+ lists the actions to be performed to
>>>> >>+  extract the package in case no standard method applies
>>> >It could be nice to add what are the standard/supported methods
>> Sure. But I do not know them, I just decided to document this one
>> because I had to search for the information recently.
>  There is currently only one: tar - and if you don't override the
> commands, tar is used regardless of filetype or extension.
>  It supports three compression types: gzip (extension .gz or .tgz),
> bzip2 (extension .bz2, .tbz or .tbz2), and xz (extension .xz).
>  Feel free to copy the above directly :-)
I do not think that the list of XXX_CMDS variables is the right place to
document the default behavior without them.

Of course whe should have a documentation of the default behaior
somewhere in the manual, but I am not enough familiar with this topic to
write it.

So I suggest to commit my patch as it is, it still applies to HEAD.


>  Regards,
>  Arnout

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