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Re: List of packages which should probably be Architecture: all

In gmane.linux.debian.devel.general Raphael Geissert <atomo64+debian@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all again,

> I just wrote, another, script which downloads the i386 and amd64 'versions'
> of the packages listed by the script which checks for empty Build-/Depends
> and compares the md5sums (from control.tar.gz) of both packages.

> Before I post the results I'd like to clarify that I've noticed that some of
> the files which differ from arch i386 to arch amd64 are for example the
> compressed Debian package changelog and similar compressed files. Does
> anyone has any idea how this could happen? zdiff'ing those files
> demonstrates that the files are identical.

That is gzip storing the current time in the header. I think this test
would be more useful if you ignored /usr/share/{doc,info,man}

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