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Re: "Cannot represent change" error upon PNG file addition



Re: Nick Lewycky in <41B76EF8.20603@mxc.ca>
> >--- /usr/bin/dpkg-source        2004-11-11 21:15:52.000000000 +0100
> >+++ /home/ifi/bin/dpkg-source   2004-12-08 14:45:00.000000000 +0100
> >@@ -406,7 +406,7 @@
> >                    $ENV{'LC_ALL'}= 'C';
> >                    $ENV{'LANG'}= 'C';
> >                    $ENV{'TZ'}= 'UTC0';
> >-                    exec('diff','-u',
> >+                    exec('diff','-au',
> 
> That's terrifying. I just tried diff -a on two PNG files and it worked 
> just fine. But will it always work?

This breaks your package for all people that are not using a patched
dpkg-source. They can't unpack/pack it. Don't do it.

Christoph
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