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Re: pkgtools/pkgdiff: mkpatches, ignore time stamp for unchanged patches


Thank you.
However patchdiff from pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkgdiff
may perform similar behavior?

From: Leonardo Taccari <>, Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:38:02 +0200

> Dear tech-pkg@, Thomas and Dieter,
> I have implemented a small patch in order to ignore time stamps for
> unchanged patches when doing "mkpatches -c".
> To reproduce the problem please just take a package that has at least
> one patch and then:
>  $ cd pkgsrc/foo/bar
>  $ make extract; make patch
>  $ mkpatches && mkpatches -c
> ...also if the patches are not really changed the time stamps in the
> patches is updated and so also the "distinfo" should be updated as
> well.
> Please note that File::Compare and File::Copy are part of lang/perl (so
> not additional dependencies are needed).
> Thank you for your attention!
> Ciao,
> L.

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