[issue6715] xz compressor support

Garen Parham report at bugs.python.org
Wed Feb 3 07:27:59 CET 2010


Garen Parham <garen.parham at gmail.com> added the comment:

Once Python gets native support for lzma/xz like it does for zlib, bzip2 it could switch to using it for bundles and remote transfers. See:

http://mercurial.selenic.com/bts/issue1463

With lzma/xz being able to compress so much better, it'd be really appreciated by users on especially slow links(!!).

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