On Mar 02 2015, Jérémy Bobbio <lunar-8fiuurrzop0dnm+yrof...@public.gmane.org> wrote: > Paul Wise: >> The output when directly comparing two tarballs contains the temporary >> paths used. This leaks the debbindiff user's TMP variable into the >> report and is also ugly. I suggest changing to just showing filenames. >> >> Current: >> >> /tmp/user/1000/tmpFsxqeVdebbindiff/flasm_1.62-6.debian.tar vs. >> /tmp/user/1000/tmpEVZZmydebbindiff/flasm_1.62-7.debian.tar >> >> Desired: >> >> flasm_1.62-6.debian.tar vs. >> flasm_1.62-7.debian.tar > > I am not sure what the use case is here. > > Without full path for the filenames at the top-level, there is no way to > differentiate a report for two builds of the same source. As this is > debbindiff primary purpose, I must admit I am a bit at loss.
As you say, the primary purpose of debbindiff is to compare two builds of the same source. So why does the path matter at all? I think all that matters is the difference - it's not as if there's a "newer" and "older" version or something like that. In the case where debbindiff is used to compare different sources (as apparently done above), the filename alone contains the necessary information. Best, -Nikolaus -- GPG encrypted emails preferred. Key id: 0xD113FCAC3C4E599F Fingerprint: ED31 791B 2C5C 1613 AF38 8B8A D113 FCAC 3C4E 599F »Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a Banana.«
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