Re: .orig.tar.gz which unpacks into `pwd`
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> On Wed, 14 Jan 1998, Roderick Schertler wrote:
> > Here's a patch for dpkg-source which allows -x to handle a source tar
> > which unpacks into the current directory. I wanted to air it here
> > before I submitted it to the bug system.
> We talked about this some time ago (see the archives if you can, sorry I
> don't remember exactly when the discussion took place). Source tars that
> unpacks into the current directory may have *very different* looks. For
> example, what if a source tar unpacks into
Ah, I missed that discussion. I would like to say that I greatly
value being able to (whenever possible) use the unmod upstream .tar.gz
archive, and in this case I still think it's possible.
I would be in favour of a dpkg-source that can handle the above
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