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Re: Why do local patches need checksums in distinfo files?

On Sun, Nov 04, 2018 at 10:11:46PM +0100, Roland Illig wrote:
> But the same argument cannot hold for the local patches since these are
> in a place as trustworthy as the distinfo file. Therefore I don't
> understand why they need to have checksums after all.

It shows intent.

When updating, people forget cvs add/cvs rm; we notice that because
the distinfo then has as a different set of checksums than the
patches/ directory.

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