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Re: Debian for Linux/{non-i386} / source packaging

> I'll go further and say that I think that any approach that does not
> include as one of its goals the ability to work with totally virgin source
> archives is a total waste of time because it doesn't buy us enough to
> justify the work. 

Now hold on a second there!  What about packages put together from
multiple sources?  Say MH with Linux patchs?  I don't want to deal
with writing something that will be able to intelligently do the
patchs needed and then make the source.

If you go too far down this road, you get back to the maintainer
having to write the entire script himself -- which means they will be
prone to bugs and unusual differences in form/style.


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