Subject: Re: Ignoring patch files with missing checksums
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/11/2007 12:05:45
On Sat, 9 Jun 2007, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 04:32:20PM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
>> 	I'd be happy if defaulted to returning an error if
>> 	it encounters an patch file that is not recorded in "distinfo",
>> 	whether or not PKG_DEVELOPER was set. Its just important to
>> 	be able to override it on the command line, similar to being
>> 	able to set NO_CHECKSUM=yes.
> May I ask what your use case is? We also have local patches, that are
> not checksummed at all.

 	Mid-development. I believe the check should be enabled by default
 	for everyone, I'd just like a way for someone to skip it "if they
 	(think they) know better"

 		David/absolute       -- No hype required --