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Re: RFC: new trace file field to declare updates to sync scripts

Carlos Carvalho wrote:
> I prefer a single identification, so it'd be just
> Revision = single string
> A simple way is to use the ftpsync version. Otherwise the announcement
> of a new ftpsync must declare the string identifier. I don't see what
> an obfuscated string would add to the simple version.

FTR, as discussed in IRC with Carlos: using ftpsync's version number isn't 
feasible as there might be features that don't necessarily need to exist in 
all mirrors. Also, it is not just about rsync flags, some features might 
only be implemented with additional code.

Raphael Geissert - Debian Developer
www.debian.org - get.debian.net

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