Re: Preliminary review of dpkg-genbuildinfo
On Mon, 2015-04-27 at 15:09:36 +0200, Guillem Jover wrote:
> In any case, given this, your initial change does make sense, but I
> think it's in the wrong place. I've instead modified Dpkg::Dist::Files
> to always sort the files list, so that any other program parsing that
> file will automatically get reproducible results.
> Initially I wanted to preserve the insertion order to preserve
> compatibility with the previous implementation, but always sorting these
> seems right to me so I went ahead with that now.
This was included in 1.18.0, but your forward ported patch now makes
it fail the test suite, you might want to drop that one. :)