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Re: Bug#4527: dhcpd does not extract with dpkg-source

On Thu, 19 Sep 1996, Christoph Lameter wrote:

> Seems that there is something wrong with dpkg-source. Why would it require
> a - instead of a _ for the orig.tar.gz when all the other files for the
> package have a _.
Because dpkg-source strictly enforces the current naming conventions.
Since the original source is "supposed" to look as much like the "prisine"
source as possible, the "-" is kept in the source path. The "_" convention
is only for the various distribution files.



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