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Andreas Schwab schwab at
Mon Feb 21 09:13:29 UTC 2011

Stanislav Ochotnicky <sochotnicky at> writes:

> On 02/16/2011 04:58 PM, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> That does not mean that the compressed contents will always be the same.
> $ git clone -q git://

$ GIT_DIR=sisu/.git git archive --prefix="sonatype-sisu-" --format=tar sisu- | gzip > tarball1.tar.gz
$ GIT_DIR=sisu/.git git archive --prefix="sonatype-sisu-" --format=tar sisu- | gzip > tarball2.tar.gz
$ md5sum tarball*
94101d5c44539875f09db8487b900abc  tarball1.tar.gz
e87037cc65b3ff602675b84a23548299  tarball2.tar.gz


>> At least the gzip compressed tarballs from github contain a time stamp.

> True, but git-archive doesn't do that by default.

I didn't say anything about git-archive.


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