Bug#966256: reprotest: fails with diffoscope 153

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Sun Jul 26 10:27:46 BST 2020

On Sat, Jul 25, 2020 at 08:07:53PM -0700, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> Ideally it could check the version of diffoscope used and pass the
> appropriate argument...
> On closer look, the --exclude-directory-metadata=yes|no syntax was
> introduced in 112 (present in buster at least), so it might be ok to
> just assume a "new" version of diffoscope, though there is currently no
> way to override this argument being passed.

I'm inclined to say that supporting pre-buster versions of diffoscope
is *less than ideal*...! ;)


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