On Sun, 27 Jun 2010 12:34:44 +0200
Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@...> 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...