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Re: possible problem with dpkg-genchanges

Previously Greg Stark wrote:
> Having read the dpkg-genchanges source code I can't imagine how this kind of
> discrepancy can arise. There's no Extra-Size header in the fetchmail control
> file or anything weird like that.

The problem is a difference in filesystem blocksize, and so far nobody
has come up with a good solution to this problem.

A nice demostration of the problem is libc6, where Installed-Size is
off by a nice 3Mb.


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