Subject: Re: How to compute the checksum of patch files
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 12/05/2005 09:34:34
On Thu, 1 Dec 2005, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> > @@ -35,6 +35,7 @@ __RCSID("$NetBSD: strlcat.c,v 1.16 2003/
> 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...
Unless it's a very odd diff(1), or for some reason the original sources were
checked out in -kk mode, this will not happen. There are plenty of
characters to the right of the $NetBSD... text to prevent the trailing $
from showing up in the reference line.
-- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>