[packagekit] Dropping libtar

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Thu Aug 21 07:02:58 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-08-20 at 19:50 +0200, Sebastian Heinlein wrote:
> libtar seems to be a dead and unmaintained project. Not something to
> build a package managing tool on. [1] I am not sure if Canonical wants
> to include this piece of software in its main archive of supported
> software.
> libarchive seems to be a better solution. [2]

I've switched PackageKit to using libarchive in git master. I've tested
building with and without libarchive-devel installed.


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