discuss@mandoc.bsd.lv
 help / color / mirror / Atom feed
From: Jan Stary <hans@stare.cz>
To: discuss@mdocml.bsd.lv
Subject: Re: supporting bzip
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2017 08:47:02 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20170109074701.GA33762@www.stare.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170109074249.GG4271@athene.usta.de>

On Jan 09 08:42:49, schwarze@usta.de wrote:
> > Is it because mdocml does not support bzip?
> 
> Yes.  Neither does it support piping through external unpackers.
> 
> > I don't know why any system would bzip it's manpages,
> > but apparently Gentoo does.
> 
> Exactly.  It is completely stupid nowadays.  Just tell them to stop
> doing such nonsense and install uncompressed.
> Compressing that stuff just makes life harder for absolutely no benefit
> whatsoever.
> 
> > Are there any plans to support bzip beside the ubuquituous gzip?
> > (I understand if you don't want that in your code.)
> 
> No plans, and some opposition to trying.

Understood. I will try to persuade them to stop doing that.

	Jan

--
 To unsubscribe send an email to discuss+unsubscribe@mdocml.bsd.lv

      reply	other threads:[~2017-01-09  7:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-01-09  6:54 Jan Stary
2017-01-09  7:42 ` Ingo Schwarze
2017-01-09  7:47   ` Jan Stary [this message]

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Interleaved_style

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to=20170109074701.GA33762@www.stare.cz \
    --to=hans@stare.cz \
    --cc=discuss@mdocml.bsd.lv \
    --subject='Re: supporting bzip' \
    /path/to/YOUR_REPLY

  https://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-send-email.html

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

This is a public inbox, see mirroring instructions
for how to clone and mirror all data and code used for this inbox;
as well as URLs for NNTP newsgroup(s).