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Re: dpkg-buildpackage and joe

On Thu, 19 Sep 1996, Michael Meskes wrote:

> > dpkg-source: error: tarfile `joe_2.8.orig.tar.gz' contains unexpected
> > object listed by tar as `-rw-r--r-- root/users        0 Jan 22 22:45 1995 
> > joe-2.8.orig/jmacsrc link to joe-2.8.orig/.jmacsrc', expected
> > `joe-2.8.orig/jmacsrc'
> > dpkg-source: building joe using existing joe_2.8.orig.tar.gz
> The same problem happens with sudo. It seems that Ian's scripts cannot
> handle hard links.
Why does the script get involved at all? I can untar the resulting
orig.tar.gz file without error. Shouldn't the script be able to do so as
If I fix this in the original source (so there is no hard link) don't I
violate the "pristine source" requirements?



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