Re: analysis of Nexenta's patches to dpkg
I've taken a look at the patches against the stuff in the scripts/
directory because that's the code I'm familiar with.
On Wed, Nov 30, 2005 at 04:27:09PM -0500, Michael Schultheiss wrote:
> * Expand regex
> scripts/dpkg-architecture.pl | 2
They made the check actually stricter. But they didn't document why.
Probably not important.
> * Allow gpg to be executed with --passphrase-fd for bulk operations
> scripts/dpkg-buildpackage.sh | 4
Might be worthwile. The patch adds a side effect though (changes the
file to sign), would need to take a closer look to see wether this
is something to worry about.
> * Adjust regex
> scripts/dpkg-shlibdeps.pl | 2
Loosened it in fact. Didn't care to document why. Does the ldd
output differ on their system?
> * Add support for svn exported directories
> scripts/dpkg-source.pl | 7
All in all probably nothing to merge in this part of the patch
without a proper request and explanations...
Frank Lichtenheld <email@example.com>