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Re: possible problem with dpkg-genchanges

Wichert Akkerman <wichert@cistron.nl> writes:

> Previously Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > Module filesystem holes, a decent solution is to declare the actual
> > sizes of each program, and have dpkg/apt print out a correct
> > computation based on the filesystem behavior of the local system.
> That's just as bad, since it means the files will actually use up
> more space on your filesystem. How much space is used depends on:
> 1. the actual size of a file (duh)
> 2. the blocksize of the filesystem
> 3. filesystem characteristics (think tailpacking)

Um, when I said the "filesystem behavior of the local system" I meant
as much of 2 and 3 as can be conveniently computed.

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