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Re: [PATCH] compare header files before installing

From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: Re: [PATCH] compare header files before installing
Date: 17 Oct 2000 03:09:16 -0200
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On Oct 16, 2000, Akim Demaille <address@hidden> wrote:

> This patch seems OK to me, but I'd appreciate if Alexandre, Tom, Pavel
> or Jim could confirm it's OK.

I have mixed feelings about this.  At first, it may sound nice to not
touch pre-existing files.  However, think of someone that uses the
timestamp to decide whether a certain file is part of the newly
installed package or just some remnant from an old release that can
now be removed...

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