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Re: Proposal new source archive format

>>>>> "Anthony" == Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> writes:

    >> dir|directory  <dir>
    >> rev|reverse (only for patches)
    >> fuzz <level> (only for patches)

    Anthony> You probably need a "prune <level>" number of leading `[^/]*/' things to
    Anthony> prune off. Definitely for patches, and ideally for tarballs too, really.

 Hmm.  If it's optional, though, for a diff, it should be possible to
 scan the diff itself and derive the prune level from that, in most cases.

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