Subject: Re: How to compute the checksum of patch files
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/01/2005 11:16:53
On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 11:09:02AM +0100, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> Wouldn't it be problematic if the checksum included those lines?  In this
> case, it is only a part of a complete $NetBSD$ tag, but consider a patch
> that included a full tag... the checksum could be broken after each commit.

Maybe "make checksum" (and pkglint) should fail if there are $NetBSD.*$ tags
laster in the file, and those lines removed from the patch context?