Question about strip-nondeterminism in bsh

Chris Lamb lamby at
Mon Oct 9 15:43:04 UTC 2017

Hi jathan,

> Thank you very much for your answer. Following your suggestion, I have
> checked the source code of strip-nondeterminism in its versions 0.034-1
> and 0.038-1  ( […]

Out of interest, why not check out the code from git instead of

> and because the contents related to timestamps in both versions, I think
> timestamps it is already normalized by strip-nondeterminism

What, exactly, makes you say that tar archives are normalised by strip-
nondeterminism? I don't really follow what you mean by "the contents
related to timestamps in both versions".


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