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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 10:46:11
Message-Id: 20100627114558.3e2d652d@snowcone
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages by Enrico Weigelt
On Sun, 27 Jun 2010 12:34:44 +0200
Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@×××××.de> wrote:
> > You assume that, given the same input and program options, a > > compression program will always produce the same output. This is not > > the case. > > Well, at least for tar, I've experienced no problem here yet. > But: true, it might change between tar versions.
The main offender is the compression program, not tar.
> A more sophisticated approach, IMHO, would be: directly fetching > from the VCS
Yes, upstreams are going to love you for that... -- Ciaran McCreesh

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