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Re: patch rfc: debuginfod -Z (generalized archive) support
> I really like how simple adding this feature is. Shows the design for
> adding new formats was done with some foresight.
> [...] I think it would be better if you could simply leave off the
> conversion CMD and just provide an EXT (without =). This would then
> just pass the file with the given extension to libarchive directly
> (then you also don't need the zstdcat conversion). And letting
> libarchive handle it directly might be more efficient.
How about making =CMD optional. If it's missing, debuginfod would
assume "cat". (I'd prefer not to have to change the code again for
some other distro that has a thin wrapper around a libarchive-readable
format, where something like rpm2cpio or dog would be needed.)