Bug#888401: diffoscope: report differences in filesystem extended attributes

Chris Lamb lamby at debian.org
Thu Jan 25 08:36:16 UTC 2018

Hey Niels,

> I am curious; the code seems like it implicitly rely on xattr.get_all
> returning keys in sorted/deterministic order to get a "non-noisy" diff,
> does xattr.get_all return values in a sorted/deterministic order?

When initially implementing this, I thought I saw a sorting call in
the pyxattr code. However, following the chain of:


.. it's unordered. Fixed here:


Thanks for the diligent review as usual!

Best wishes,

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

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