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From: Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@...>
Subject: Re: FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 12:34:44 +0200
* Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...> schrieb:
> On Sat, 26 Jun 2010 22:09:09 +0200
> Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@...> wrote:
> > Well, with git this works. (I'll yet have to run some automatic
> > stress tests, but at all my manual tests worked really fine).
> 
> 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.

A more sophisticated approach, IMHO, would be: directly fetching
from the VCS, but that would probably mean a major design change.
(my Briegel buildsystem goes this way ... it doesnt even patch
on itself anymore, thats done entirely in git)


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