Description of problem:
xarchiver crashes when creating xz archive
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Easy - happens always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open File manager
2. Select files for archive
3. Click create archive
4. select xz format
5. Xarchiver crashed - xarchiver killed by SIGSEGV
No archive file created, xarchiver crashed
Archive file created
xz from command line work without problems
This lack of xz compression support is not very desirable.
xarchiver-0.5.2-18.fc20.x86_64 is not segfaulting for me but it gives
a following message:
> Can't open file "<file>": Archive format is not recognized!
Found this upstream bug: http://sourceforge.net/p/xarchiver/bugs/62/
but not sure about the current state in upstream releases.
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Huh, no idea why it is/was not working, while it had been fixed while
back as I've just found out: [bug 577480].
I've checked that unability to open XZ compressed files (*.tar.xz
archives in particular) seems to be fixed with 0.5.4 at latest,
as tested with experimental COPR build:
I'm upgrading to 0.5.4 in rawhide. All patches have been merged and .tar.xz works like expected.