On 06/26/10 20:59, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Jun 2010 21:46:39 +0200
> Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@...> wrote:
>> BTW: if upstream has an proper VCS and an canonical tagging
>> scheme, they don't actually have to create release tarballs,
>> just hack up a little script which creates them on-the-fly
>> from an canonical URL scheme (eg. oss-qm does exactly that).
> Down that path lies madness. There's no guarantee that you'll get the
> same tarball if you request the same URL twice in a row, particularly
> if you're using one of those new-fangled new compression schemes.
I agree with Ciaran here, to add one more thing: tags can be mutable.
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