Re: Enable timestamps in diff.gz?
On Mon, 21 Jul 2003, Thomas Viehmann wrote:
> Adam Heath wrote:
> > On Mon, 21 Jul 2003, Denis Barbier wrote:
> >>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.
> I know that it's fashionable to call people who disagree stupid or idiots, but
> actually Denis specifically requested that dpkg-source be enabled to unpack such
> diffs, not that it should create them. I'm not a native speaker of English, but
> that might be a difference.
Er, how can it unpack something that has no tool to create it?