GSoC -- Possible projects

Aurélien Aptel aurelien.aptel at
Wed Apr 24 15:12:07 MDT 2013

On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 11:50 AM, David Disseldorp <ddiss at> wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Apr 2013 23:06:55 +0200
> Additional archive/compression format support is not a requirement of
> the task, but would certainly be beneficial.

I think it shouldn't be too difficult with libarchive. A potential
minus is it will require more build-time dependencies (zlib for
instance), don't know if that's a problem. libarchive can directly use
command line tools but it's slower.

> Test coverage improvements on the existing
> suite would also be worthwhile.

Noted. If I add support for other formats,  I'll also write the
corresponding tests.

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