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Re: Enable timestamps in diff.gz?

On Thu, 17 Jul 2003, Marcin Owsiany wrote:

> What do you think of modifying dpkg-source to include the timestamp
> information in the diff files and invoking patch with -Z ?

older dpkg-source's can't handle diffs with timestamps(it verifies the sanity
of the diff before applying).  This bug needs to be fixed, before we can
enable timestamps.

Or, we can juse have a whole new source format, where this isn't a problem.
This is the plan for dpkg 2.0.

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