Subject: [boost] [release management] Drop .gz and .zip release packaging?
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-23 08:18:23
Boost releases are currently packaged four ways.
With CR/NL line endings:
With NL line endings:
I'd like to drop the .zip and .gz packages, starting with release
1.38.0. The primary motivation is a personal one; as release manager I
do a lot of FTP transfers and would like to spend less time waiting for
the big .zip and .gz packages to upload/download.
The problem I see is that CR/NL users still download .zip files twice as
often as .7z, and NL users still download about as many .gz packages as bz2.
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