Re: About new source formats for packages without patches
James Westby <email@example.com> writes:
> The unpacked source package has no format, it's a directory on disk
> with certain properties. You could take that directory and produce a
> source package in any number of formats.
> The debian/source/format is then not a declaration of what format the
> directory is in, but what format the tools should produce when
> creating a source package from it.
Thank you, that's a useful distinction. I'll consider it and see if I
need to ask more questions, rather than making more noise in this
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