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From: Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@...>
Subject: Re: FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 13:08:58 +0200
* Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...> schrieb:

> > 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.

hmm, I'm exclusively using bzip2 and never had these problems
yet. maybe it depends on the compressor type.
 
> > A more sophisticated approach, IMHO, would be: directly fetching
> > from the VCS
> 
> Yes, upstreams are going to love you for that...

Why ? Because of traffic ? Of course, distros should work 
from their own clones (yes, yes, I'm assuming modern VCS'es, 
not toys like svn ;-p)


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