Re: orig source
>>>>> On Thu, 9 Apr 1998 15:14:33 +0200, Rainer Clasen <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
Rainer> Hi! Carey Evans (email@example.com):
>> I've gotten the impression that the best way to do it is to use
>> *pristine* uptream source, which means that the .orig.tar.gz is
>> really the tar file you downloaded. The changes should all be in
>> the (automatically generated) .diff.gz.
Rainer> Does this also apply to tar.gz's which contain precompiled
Rainer> I'm not sure whether it was correct to delete those binaries,
Rainer> when I made a local tpqic02 package (support for the dynamic
Rainer> QIC-02 kernel driver).
I, personally, would have deleted the binaries and therefore made it
non-pristine. No reason to bulk up the source with a binary IMO.
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