Re: "Brian C. White" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Sat, 14 Dec 1996, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> On 14 Dec 1996, Andy Guy wrote:
> > Ian Jackson <email@example.com> 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?
just compare the upstream version numbers.
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