NetBSD Problem Report #56919

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Subject: sysinst install in aarch64 fails -- chokes on .xz-compressed archives
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>Number:         56919
>Category:       install
>Synopsis:       sysinst install in aarch64 fails -- chokes on .xz-compressed archives
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       high
>Responsible:    install-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Jul 10 02:35:00 +0000 2022
>Last-Modified:  Sun Jul 10 04:05:01 +0000 2022
>Originator:     Jason Thorpe
>Release:        NetBSD 9.99.98
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NetBSD  9.99.98 NetBSD 9.99.98 (GENERIC64) #0: Sat Jul  9 11:44:57 UTC 2022 evbarm

[     1.000000] simplebus0 at armfdt0: SolidRun Ltd. SolidRun CEX7 Platform
Using the sysinst installation path on evbarm-aarch64 fails when extracting the sets:

gzip: /evbarm-aarch64/binary/sets/base.tar.xz: not in gzip format

Image NetBSD-9.99.98-evbarm-aarch64-install.img to a USB stick, boot the image from UEFI on a SolidRun Honeycomb LX2K.  Get pretty far down the installation path onto an NVME gumstick until this happens.
Probably need to build gzip with the right options.

From: "matthew green" <>
Subject: PR/56919 CVS commit: src/distrib/utils/x_gzip
Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2022 04:01:07 +0000

 Module Name:	src
 Committed By:	mrg
 Date:		Sun Jul 10 04:01:07 UTC 2022

 Modified Files:
 	src/distrib/utils/x_gzip: Makefile

 Log Message:
 include to ensure that USE_XZ_SETS is set properly before using it.

 this should fix PR#56919.

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 cvs rdiff -u -r1.11 -r1.12 src/distrib/utils/x_gzip/Makefile

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