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Re: Sponsoring procedures

On Sun, 21 Aug 2005, Henning Makholm wrote:

> In practice it is acceptable for the sponsor to recompute the .diff.gz
> and .dsc using dpkg-buildpackage (which in any case ought to produce
> identical files). But I think the sponsoree should provide a .dsc
> nevertheless, if only to document the checksum of the .orig.tar.gz he
> used for packaging.

This won't produce identical files; timestamps will change.

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