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Old 02-28-2009, 08:31 PM
Dan McGee
 
Default libalpm: remove from_md5 and to_md5 from pmdelta_t

On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 12:43 PM, Xavier Chantry <shiningxc@gmail.com> wrote:
> The from_md5 and to_md5 fields were a nice extra safety, which would avoid
> trying to apply deltas on corrupted package files. However, they are not
> strictly necessary, since xdelta should be able to detect that on its own.
>
> The main problem is that it is impossible to compute these informations from
> the delta only. So repo-add would not be able to compute the delta entry
> based on just the delta file.
>
> Signed-off-by: Xavier Chantry <shiningxc@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Dan McGee <dan@archlinux.org>
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