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Re: inconsistent timestamps/headers in tarballs and repository

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:11:19 +0200

On 26.04.2016 03:55, Stefan wrote:
> Hi,
>
> during the verification process of the tarballs I spotted that some
> files have a different HeadURL and/or different timestamp records in
> the files when comparing the archives with the content from the tagged
> revisions.
>
> Is that expected?
>
> For instance win-tests.py in 1.8.16:
>
> zip file:
>
> # $HeadURL:
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/branches/1.8.x/win-tests.py $
>
> tag:
>
> # $HeadURL:
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/tags/1.8.16/win-tests.py $
>
>
> Not that it worried me enough to not sign the zip-archives. Just a bit
> wondering whether something is odd here.

Could be that the archive was built from the branch instead of from the
tag. Our release scripts allow for both, but releases really should be
cut from the tag. Could be an oversight ...

-- Brane
Received on 2016-04-26 09:11:26 CEST

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