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Re: file in sarge (was Re: [VAC] ...)

On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 10:58:46AM +0200, Michael Piefel wrote:
> Am Mo, den 23.08.2004 schrieb Steve Langasek um 22:46:
> > The 3DS bug does not exist in 4.09, currently in sarge.  The diff
> > between 4.09 and 4.10 is fairly large, so there's a fairly high risk of
> > other broken heuristics hiding somewhere.

> That's not true. 4.09 has _exactly_ the same line in magic.mime. The bug
> was also reported against 4.04.

Oddly, I had asked the bug submitter about this and he said he could not
reproduce the problem with the sarge version of file.

> There's also a fairly high risk of broken heuristics being fixed. Also
> note that "file" missed the sarge deadline by about 10 hours or so. I'd
> vote for file to go into sarge. I won't push it, but I'm quite certain
> that it's better, but then I might be biased.

It still seems like a rather large diff for such a small number of known
bugfixes...  Colin?

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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