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Re: Multiarch conflicts on devel packages with %doc files



Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Patrice Dumas wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 20, 2007 at 05:07:23AM +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>>> Does rpm complain about differing timestamps on files, while the
>>> contents is identical?
>> It doesn't complain but rpm -V shows the differences, it is better if
>> the stamps are the same for common files coming from different packages.
> 
> Waiiit a minute... are you talking about the installed filesystem
> timestamps, the mtime that affects the T flag on -V verify?  That sounds
> like a lot of hoop-jumping to me, although I guess I can see the use for it.
> 
> If I look at e2fsprogs-devel for example, and I install x86_64, then
> i386, I do get T mtime mismatches.  The timestamps on the files are
> related to when the rpm was built, presumeably the time at which they
> were %installed during the rpm *build*
> 
> I suppose that if you made sure that every file install kept the
> original timestamp from the upstream tarball, and every generated file
> pulled tricks to make sure that the mtime was something (what?) that
> matched between all arches you could avoid this... but this sounds like
> it needs some infrastructure to make it do-able.

Urgh... install -p, touch -r ... sorry.  I'll shut up now.

-Eric


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