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Subject: Re: Who took four bytes?
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (linus_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2003-03-22


TP Diffenbach wrote:
> I'm looking at the rockbox daily builds
> (http://rockbox.haxx.se/daily.shtml) and I notice that there are no
> change log entries for the March 22nd build. But, the March 22nd
> build is four bytes smaller thna the the March 21st build:
>
> # rockbox-daily-20030321.tar.gz (518770 bytes) Changelog (1 changes)
> # rockbox-daily-20030322.tar.gz (518766 bytes) Changelog (0 changes)
>
> So how's that happen?

Although no source code has changed, some file/directory dates have
changed in the tar file, and the root directory name
(rockbox-daily-20030322). That affects the compression of the tarball,
leading to a different file size.

/Linus



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