[Doc-SIG] Re: [Python-Dev] Documentation packages

Charles Cazabon python at discworld.dyndns.org
Wed Oct 1 17:05:16 EDT 2003

Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org> wrote:
> Interesting; I don't recall the last time I had to build my own
> bzip2.  I'm pretty sure I didn't do anything special to get it on
> RedHat recently.

It was included in the RedHat 6.2 distribution, possibly in 6.1 and 6.0 as
well, though I can't check that.  It hasn't been an "exotic" package in many
years, although it's not necessarily installed by default in a "base" install.

I see no reason not to use .bz2 as the default format.

Charles Cazabon                           <python at discworld.dyndns.org>
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