[Fedora-packaging] Re: RPM weirdness [moved from fedora-list]

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Dec 11 04:17:41 UTC 2006

Philip Prindeville wrote:

> I'm still not clear, though:  if the file being installed is part of the
> sources that's being built (i.e. it's not a generated file), and the
> makefile that does the install invoked "cp --preserve=timestamps"
> then both the .i386 and the .x86_64 copies should have an identical
> timestamp.  Right?

Consider the case where the installed file(s) are build-time generated.
 These are *very* unlikely to have identical timestamps (having been
built separately on different archs/buildhosts).

-- Rex

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