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[Bug debuginfod/25583] Use libarchive to extract packages?


https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=25583

Frank Ch. Eigler <fche at redhat dot com> changed:

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   Last reconfirmed|                            |2020-02-22
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--- Comment #1 from Frank Ch. Eigler <fche at redhat dot com> ---
Interesting idea.  OTOH, rpm2cpio and dpkg binaries are not too hard to come
by.

One can experiment with the former already with git-master debuginfod with the
"-Z .rpm" option instead of "-R".  Performance seems to be roughly the same.

The latter is less compelling in that it'd require hard-coding the inner
data.tar.xz name and its processing ... meh.

Maybe the status quo is good enough?

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