[gnu-sed-devel] Re: sed-4.3 released [stable]

Thanks for this new release of GNU sed.

Jim Meyering wrote:
>    "make dist" now builds .tar.xz files, rather than .tar.gz ones.

Please, don't replace gzip and bzip2 files with xz files. The xz format 
has serious design flaws[1]. Xz-embedded implementations like Busybox 
can't verify the integrity of standard xz files[2]. Please, at least 
continue distributing also .tar.gz files.

[1] http://www.nongnu.org/lzip/xz_inadequate.html
[2] http://www.nongnu.org/lzip/lzip_benchmark.html


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