dag at wieers.com
Thu Mar 24 14:46:21 UTC 2005
On Thu, 24 Mar 2005, Dag Wieers wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Mar 2005, Enrico Scholz wrote:
> > dag at wieers.com (Dag Wieers) writes:
> > >> > So should I request a build or are there any open issues with jabberd?
> > >>
> > >> * '-p' should be used with %install
> > >
> > > Why should it be used ?
> > afair, it is stated in the packaging guidelines. Beside that: it gives
> > information how old files are, it allows unification across vservers and
> > I do not know a reason why it should not be used.
> There's no big difference between using the actual build time (when %build
> ran) or the install time (when %install ran). Other than that the install
> time on the files are most likely somewhat closer together.
> So I really do not see why someone wants to preserve the build time. None
> of the advantages you state are unique for using -p, they are true for not
> using -p.
> Or am I missing something obvious here ?
I guess I was. For things (not being build) this extra metadata could
help in problem determination.
The unification argument is still strange to me.
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