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From: Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 20:46:40
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages by Enrico Weigelt
On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 4:05 PM, Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@×××××.de> wrote:
> * Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o> schrieb: > >> Or if they generate the tarball on-the-fly with no caching, which >> results in differing timestamps each time. Hence, each time you fetch >> it, you get a tarball with a different hash. > > Does portage check the timestamps ? >
I think you need to sit down and understand how tarballs are made, what they contain, and what a "hash" means, and how it's calculated. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team