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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 11:45:58 +0100
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...

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Ciaran McCreesh
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