Re: proposal: pseudo source packages
Michael Meskes wrote:
: Heiko Schlittermann writes:
: > Hm .., .orig.tar.gz isn't really empty. It would contain the unmodified
: > binaries (i386, m68k) and _no_ debian files.
: But then these aren't sources.
Thats why I called 'em `pseudo' sources.
: > Perhaps the .dsc file could include a hint about this `pseudo'-package.
: > And we'd need debian versioning of the source files.
: I thought xforms is a binary-only package. So you don't have to upload any
For xforms you're right. But the version problem might occure on real
Imagine a real source package where the maintainer made a mistake
packing the .orig.tar.gz. Unce uploaded there's no way to notify
others about a new packed .orig.tar.gz (unless check all your already
downloaded sources agains the md5sums recorded in the .dsc files)
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