[Python-Dev] LZMA support has landed

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc amauryfa at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 00:34:49 CET 2011

2011/11/29 Nadeem Vawda <nadeem.vawda at gmail.com>

> I'm pleased to announce that as of changeset 74d182cf0187, the
> standard library now includes support for the LZMA compression
> algorithm


> I'd like to ask the owners of (non-Windows) buildbots to install the
> XZ Utils development headers so that they can build the new module.

And don't worry about Windows builbots, they will automatically download
the XZ prebuilt binaries from the usual place.
(svn export http://svn.python.org/projects/external/xz-5.0.3)

Next step: add support for tar.xz files (issue5689)...

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc
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