Re: How much pristine should the .orig.tar.gz be?
> My question is: The binary packages _will not_ have anything from
> those utils (they're only good in a NeXT), so there is no problem with
> them, _but_ the source tarball, if I make it pristine, will have those
> utils on it. Should I just remove the utils from the source, making
> the problem disappear, or keep them there and wait that -legal give
> permission to do so (there might be problem to this, as I understand
> it from a previous post from -legal)? Just remember that those utils
> don't serve any purpose except wasting space! :)
I'd leave out the utils on the grounds that patches against your
copy of the system will work just as well as against the upstream
Note that we already use non-pristine tar files in some cases (for
example: where the upstream version doesn't contain files in a
properly named subdirectory).
However, I'd certainly make sure to document that I'd done this, and