Bug#877525: diffoscope: Please improve names of "internal" binwalk members

Chris Lamb lamby at debian.org
Mon Oct 2 14:55:04 UTC 2017

Package: diffoscope
Version: 87
Severity: wishlist


When analysing the results of concatentated CPIO archives (added
in #820631) the displayed names appear as: "$offset.cpio", eg.
0.cpio and 6200.cpio, kinda "leaking" how diffoscope interacts
with binwalk, but moreover this can a little misleading or confusing.

See, for example:


I believe we should be a bit more detailed about what these internal
members are, at least mentioning the word "offset" somewhere.

Best wishes,

     : :'  :     Chris Lamb
     `. `'`      lamby at debian.org / chris-lamb.co.uk

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