Re: New, improved dpkg-source script
On Wed, 28 Feb 1996, David Engel wrote:
> I agree about not wanting to delay 1.1 any further by having
> developers re-upload their packages. However, couldn't someone write
> a new script or modify Ian's, to convert the existing .tar.gz and
> .diff.gz files into the new format? This could then be done batch
> style on all of the files already on master.debian.org. Updating
> debian.rules to actually to do this automatically could wait.
Hmm ... I think I'm completely missing the point here. Does this mean
that the source packages distributed with 1.1 wouldn't compile? :-) I
suppose it just means they wouldn't be able to build themselves ... is
that nearer the mark?