Subject: Re: mozilla build fails due to incorrect hashcodes
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Rene Hexel <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/02/2004 21:39:21
On 02/06/2004, at 4:32 AM, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:

> The patchsum code in strips out the \$NetBSD.*  line. (I 
> don't
> remember why.)

   To avoid requiring a two phase commit (one with the changed patches 
and a second one with the updated checksum).  With the $NetBSD$ line 
stripped out, the checksum of a patch only depends on the contents of 
the actual patch, not whether/when it was committed.