Re: Debian violates GPL?
Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> Unless something major i have missed this is needed for most of the
> .orig.tar.gz files anyway. Since there need to be a rename of the base
> directory inside the tar, no? There are some tar archives out there
> which just dont fit in the "single directory with named version"
> approach dpkg-source likes.
Heck, at least one program I'm considering packaging isn't even a tar
archive -- it comes as an info-zip archive without top level directory
specified. Something like that pretty much *has* to be repacked!
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