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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.

To ensure that there are no unintentional changes, e.g. as result of a
merge. Note that *local* patches are exempt from this. Local patches are
not the same thing as patches from pkgsrc after all.


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