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Re: "Brian C. White" <bcwhite@verisim.com>

On 14 Dec 1996, Andy Guy wrote:
> Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:
> > 
> > There are some technical reasons which make it more necessary to
> > remove the original source directory than just to save space: if you
> > do not then either you must recreate the .orig.tar.gz (thus producing
> > a different .orig.tar.gz and breaking diff-only uploads) or somehow
> > guess which to use if you find both .orig.tar.gz and .orig.
> > 
> You don't have to guess, you have just stated that using the
> .orig.tar.gz is the only one that makes sense - unless I am missing
> something.
This only works if the two are identical. If I upgrade to a new orig
source tree without removing the orig.tar.gz file how should the choice
then be made?



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