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Old 02-15-2010, 01:02 AM
Ned Ludd
 
Default add UUID for comparison of installed package to binary package?

On Sun, 2010-02-14 at 12:11 -0800, Zac Medico wrote:
> On 02/14/2010 04:36 AM, Brian Harring wrote:
> > This gets nasty... you're basically talking about the rpm equivalent
> > of EPOCH.
> >
> > Not a fan of an adhoc UUID (especially since it'll become standard
> > via portage doing it), but a *timestamp* for the build, labeled as
> > such, gets you what you want and is usable for other things- detecting
> > when to rebuild a scm package for example.
> >
> > That route gets my vote, and should also address your intentions.
> > ~harring
>
> Ok, then how about a vdb entry named CTIME that contains an integer
> number of seconds since the unix Epoch?

That would be UNIXTIME vs CTIME I'd think.
 

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