Change p7zip to p7zip-17.03 (new upstream location)
|Reported by:||Douglas R. Reno||Owned by:||Douglas R. Reno|
As mentioned by Ryan Marsaw on 1/30/2021 on blfs-dev, p7zip has been forked and is now actively maintained. The fixes that we have in the book have been put into this version as well.
Here's a copy of the email:
On 1/30/21 1:44 PM, Ryan Marsaw via blfs-dev wrote: > Hello all. > > When I noticed that p7zip hadn't had a new release in nearly 5 years I > checked to see if perhaps this package was picked up by someone else. > Sure enough, I came across a fork of p7zip here: > > https://github.com/jinfeihan57/p7zip/ > > The page has this under the "About" section: > > "A new p7zip fork with additional codecs and > improvements (forked from https://sourceforge.net/projects/p7zip/)." > > The fixes introduced by the BLFS p7zip patch are incorporated in this > fork, and as far as I can see the build process is exactly same as the > one for the existing p7zip. > > Cheers, > Ryan
I'd like an opinion or two before I proceed with this though.
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|Summary:||Consider changing p7zip to p7zip-17.03 (upstream forked) → Change p7zip to p7zip-17.03 (new upstream location)|