Re: updates to upstream packages
tony mancill <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> dpkg-buildsource does like it when I just add the files to my source
^^ "not", shurely?
> tree, I guess since there is nothing to diff them against.
dpkg-source handles (non-binary) inclusions fine; see 3.3 of the
| [Changes to .orig.tar.gz via .diff.gz] may only include editing and
| creating plain files. The permissions of files, the targets of
| symbolic links and the characteristics of special files or pipes may
| not be changed and no files may be removed or renamed.
> Should I upload a new .orig.tar.gz file?
You don't need to, you can just the -sa option to dpkg-buildpackage
whenever you change the .orig.tar.gz. However as to whether a new
version number is appropriate, I have no idea.
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