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Re: infinite compilation loop, differences



On Sep 15, 2005, Rakotomandimby Mihamina <mihamina rakotomandimby etu univ-orleans fr> wrote:

> $ while (1=1) do :
>   {
>     rpmbuild -ba --target=i686 kernel-2.6.spec
>   }
>   done

> Then, each binary has not the same size.
> Is it normal?

Yep.  For starters, timestamps and digital signatures attached to
modules will modify the amount by which the whole cpio payload in the
rpm gets compressed.

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Alexandre Oliva         http://www.lsd.ic.unicamp.br/~oliva/
Red Hat Compiler Engineer   aoliva {redhat com, gcc.gnu.org}
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