Re: diald anyone?
"DE" == Dirk Eddelbuettel <Dirk.Eddelbuettel@qed.econ.queensu.ca> writes:
DE> Bill Hogan writes:
Bill> "DE" == Dirk Eddelbuettel <Dirk.Eddelbuettel@qed.econ.queensu.ca>
DE> ... A lot of doc is in /debian/project/standards. There is for
Bill> example the `hello' package. Grab the hello-1.3.4.deb and
Bill> hello-1.3.4.tar.gz. Unpack the .tar.gz and look at the control
Bill> files. Read the doc from /debian/project/standards. ...
Bill> I have these files but I do not see how `patch' is supposed to be
Bill> applied to these two files to restore the status quo ante.
DE> You might be right. There was some discussion recently whether a
DE> 'un-debianisation' of the sources is/should be/will be
DE> It is not required. Some people do, some don't (I don't as I
DE> copied my debian.rules from hello).
DE> debian.rules for hello doesn't have a target for reverse patching.
DE> I also forgot to tell you that you need the original hello
DE> package from the GNU site prep.ai.mit.edu or one of its mirrors in
DE> order to create the diff file for Debian.
DE> Hope this helps,
But I have the impression that to each file
available to Debian users, there corresponds both
What is the reason for these `.diff.gz' files?