Bug#935684: diffoscope: squashfs-tools output change

László Böszörményi (GCS) gcs at debian.org
Thu Aug 29 17:59:01 BST 2019

On Sun, Aug 25, 2019 at 10:19 AM Mattia Rizzolo <mattia at debian.org> wrote:
> We can't apply that patch, because then the test would fail with an
> older squashfs tools.
 As I saw, it's now solved. The version number of squashfs-tools is
checked along with its expected output.

> We usually use the program version or other indicators to decide if our
> data is usable with the programs versions, but here I notice that the
> change comes from an updated git tarball that doesn't seem to change the
> porgram version.
> How can we distinguish the previous squashfs-tools with the new one?
 It is now clear '4.4' (no 'pre-git' ending) [1]. Please upload the
updated diffoscope soon to let squashfs-tools migrate to testing. It
solves a lot of things that would be a benefit for our users.

[1] https://github.com/plougher/squashfs-tools/commit/52eb4c279cd283ed9802dd1ceb686560b22ffb67#diff-64f9b9f920063cbf890d0a44d3c9ef17

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