Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:18:20 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: owl-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: massive Owl userland updates On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 12:04:40PM +0400, (GalaxyMaster) wrote: > On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 11:41:01AM +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > > BTW, did you preserve our changes to RPM, such as package build time > > comparison (in case Version and Release on a package being upgraded > > remain unchanged between the old and the new revision)? > > You are underestimating me :). Yes, all our custom patches are > incorporated. :) However, after reviewing your patches to RPM I > strongly believe that our build time comparison is a no-op patch :). > The reason for this is that we have ldv@'s (?) SHA1 header comparison > and if a package has been rebuilt its header changes (even if the > version stays exactly the same). Anyway, my goal was to update > autotools and RPM and preserve as much as possible (behaviour-like), > so I kept all patches in. IIRC, both of these checks are by ldv@, and I vaguely recall discussing that redundancy. > I also noticed that most of our patches were > not properly generated with TZ=UTC, so they failed to set proper > timestamps when I was applying these patches with 'patch -Z'. You can try "patch -T" in those cases - but yes, we prefer to generate patches with TZ=UTC. > > I'd be happy to setup a 64-bit OpenVZ container for your testing on a > > mostly unused 8-core machine. > > It would be very helpful. Let's coordinate via jabber. > However, my quota of spare time (and funds) > for Owl is almost out -- I got like 2 more weeks before I go for another > venture in order to keep my family afloat. 2 weeks sounds like it should be enough for you to bring 64-bit builds to the same level of readiness as your 32-bit builds. Alexander
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