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Re: please let mplayer into testing

On Fri, Dec 15, 2006 at 09:15:49PM +0000, Bill Allombert <ballombe@master.debian.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 11:09:09PM +0100, A Mennucc wrote:
> > anyway, shortly after I wrote that email, the situation reverted again
> > (for worse); so currently there is no agreement between me and Aurelien,
> > and I put that matter to d-ctte, in bug 402772
> If you need an example of massive code duplication between
> security-sensitive packages, I offer iceweasel and icedove:
> LANG=C diff -sr icedove- iceweasel-2.0+dfsg/ | grep "are identical"|wc -l
>   21131
> So there are at least 21131 fully duplicated files between this two packages.

You can add xulrunner and iceape to these. But hopefully, some day, all
will be built on top of xulrunner. Meanwhile, it is very difficult to
not duplicate the code.


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