Re: new Contents generator on ftp-master
]] Jakub Wilk
| * Torsten Werner <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 2011-03-12, 11:01:
| >2) The encoding in proper UTF-8. ISO8859-1 filenames are re-coded
| >automatically. To find out what happens to other encodings is left as an
| >exercise to the reader. :)
| What's the point of messing with encodings?
Probably make it predictable for tools trying to consume the file.
| >5) Packages with duplicate filenames are marked just as such and no
| >contents is recorded, e.g.
| >DUPLICATE_FILENAMES text/inorwegian,text/wnorwegian
| Shouldn't dak reject debs with duplicate filenames in the first place?
No, packages might very well ship duplicate files (think all mtas
shipping /usr/sbin/sendmail) but they then have to conflict + replace.
| Anyway, both packages are just fine (AFAICT). Reporting them as having
| duplicate filenames looks like a side effect of encoding mangling:
Yeah, I should probably stop shipping the latin1 version, now, though.
Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are