Please add attached patch to support Packages.bz2 files

Bug #10306 reported by Michael Vogt on 2004-11-15
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apt (Ubuntu)
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Matt Zimmerman

Bug Description

The attached patch adds a apt-config option
"Acquire::ComprExtension"={".gz",".bz2"} . The Packages file with the matching
extension will be downloaded and decompressed.

Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Created an attachment (id=764)
small patch to support download of bzip2 packages files

Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Created an attachment (id=767)
second iteration of the patch

I attached a second iteration of the patch. The first version had the serious
drawback that it will either download .gz or .bz2. This version will always try
the .bz2 first and then fallback to .gz.

Matt Zimmerman (mdz) wrote :

A slightly modified version of this patch was merged in apt 0.5.30

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