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Re: rpms/powertop/devel powertop-1.2-install-man-page.patch, NONE, 1.1 .cvsignore, 1.3, 1.4 powertop.spec, 1.2, 1.3 sources, 1.3, 1.4 powertop-1.1-build-fixes.patch, 1.1, NONE



On Tue, 15 May 2007 19:15:07 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:

> 
> >>>> Author: ajax
> >>>> +	mkdir -p ${DESTDIR}${MANDIR}
> >>>> +	cp powertop.1 ${DESTDIR}${MANDIR}
> >>> cp -p would keep timestamps. Maybe not worth it if powertop.1 is
> >>> generated, I haven't checked...
> >> It isn't.  Why would I care about timestamp?
> > Packaging guidelines state that it is preferrable to keep timestamps on
> > installed files the same as what was packaged.
> 
> Well, to give a better reasons than "because it's written": for multilib
> installs it's important that the timestamps are identical for files that
> are in both the i386 and x86_64 packages.
> 
> And (in the long term) making sure the timestamp didn't get changed
> might make things easier for presto as well.

For documentation files and scripts -- and files in general ;) -- it is
nice to know when a file is several years old. For %config files it is
great when mtime only changes when a file is updated actually.


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