[tz] [PATCH] make check_white_space fix for leap-seconds.list
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Sat Jan 31 02:46:19 UTC 2015
Brian Inglis wrote:
> Removing trailing white space characters would affect agreement with the
> MD5 checksum in the md5checksum file, but MD5 has been deprecated since
> 1996 and SHA replacements recommended, as used in the end of file hash.
Thanks for the clarification. I imagine somebody somewhere will eventually
compare the two copies, and if our copy differs even only by omitting trailing
spaces this may cause hassles for them, so I'd rather keep the copies identical
even if this complicates our 'make check' rules.
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