GitHub Hosted upstream 'Source0'

Roland McGrath roland at
Wed Feb 16 18:21:03 UTC 2011

> That does not mean that the compressed contents will always be the same.
> At least the gzip compressed tarballs from github contain a time stamp.

That is true of the tarball-generation feature of gitweb or whatever it's
called last I looked too.  It's easily fixed by having it pass -n to gzip
(which I would have thought they could have fixed in gitweb by now), and
already does not apply to bzip2 format.


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