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Re: base*.tgz is gone, and why it's gone

On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 02:21:30PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> build:
> 	mkdir chroot
> 	debootstrap woody chroot
> 	tar czvf base.tar.gz chroot/*
> binary:
> 	dpkg-distaddfile base.tar.gz devel extra
> 	...
> Hm, given the troble pools have with only-source packages though, it
> migh need to provide a dummy .deb to get into the archive. Yuck.


Source only package (like pine) are handled happily these days. There's
a special file that lists packages that are okay to be source only.


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