Re: Enable timestamps in diff.gz?
On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 10:28:51AM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Jul 2003, Denis Barbier wrote:
>> On Sun, Jul 20, 2003 at 07:28:58PM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:
>>> On Sun, 20 Jul 2003, Denis Barbier wrote:
>>>> What is your definition of old? Where can I find a version which does
>>>> support this?
>>> The dpkg-source(1.9.21) in woody barfs on such diffs. See the
>>> changelog entry for 1.10(which added support for timestamps),
>>> and 1.10.2(which backed it out, because 1.9.21 couldn't handle
>> You could conditionnally add this -Z flag when a timestamped diff is found.
> Um, hello? Are you stupid, or just an idiot? I can't modify the dpkg-source
> that exists in stable. If a dpkg-source in unstable creates a diff that
> contains timestamps, then the one in stable will die.
> THIS CAN NOT BE CHANGED.
Could you upload a dpkg-source that is able to unpack packages
containing timestamped diffs but that does not create such beasts?
Once sarge is released you could upload a version which also generates
Or are implementation details preventing this two-step approach. Or is
this exactly what you have done already?
Sorry I have to ask, but I am not well versed in perl.