[Python-Dev] cpython: Issue #5689: Add support for lzma compression to the tarfile module.

lars at gustaebel.de lars at gustaebel.de
Mon Dec 12 10:28:16 CET 2011

On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 11:45:06PM +0100, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Dec 2011 20:40:17 +0100
> lars.gustaebel <python-checkins at python.org> wrote:
> >  
> >  The :mod:`tarfile` module makes it possible to read and write tar
> > -archives, including those using gzip or bz2 compression.
> > +archives, including those using gzip, bz2 and lzma compression.
> >  (:file:`.zip` files can be read and written using the :mod:`zipfile` module.)
> Perhaps there should be a "versionchanged" directive for lzma support?

This is now fixed.

Lars Gustäbel
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