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Re: packaging of xawtv is bizarre!

On Thu, 9 Dec 1999, Hamish Moffatt wrote:

> Package: xawtv
> Version: 3.02-5
> The source package for xawtv is bizarre! Is there any reason the
> real upstream .tar.gz cannot be the .orig.tar.gz as Debian intends?
> The format you have used makes it impossible to make easy tweaks
> to the upstream source. I just want to experiment with it a bit.
> If I make my changes I would have to repack the source. Ugly.

Just so you know, I haven't gotten the actual bug report for this yet(debbugs
is sitting on the email(verified that it was in its queue)).  I won't comment
further until I get a bug#.

And please, no one else comment, until the bug# is out.  I want this recorded,
as other pkgs use this too.

doogie@master $ time find /debian2/debian/dists/potato/ -name
'*.diff.gz'|xargs -n 100 zgrep -l 'sys-build.mk'|wc
     24      24    1686

Version: 3.12
GCS d- s: a-- c+++ UL++++ P+ L++++ !E W+ M o+ K- W--- !O M- !V PS--
PE++ Y+ PGP++ t* 5++ X+ tv b+ D++ G e h*! !r z?
Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>        Finger Print | KeyID
67 01 42 93 CA 37 FB 1E    63 C9 80 1D 08 CF 84 0A | DE656B05 PGP
AD46 C888 F587 F8A3 A6DA  3261 8A2C 7DC2 8BD4 A489 | 8BD4A489 GPG
-----END PGP INFO-----

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