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Re: Bug#52351: packaging of xawtv is bizarre!

On Thu, Dec 09, 1999 at 02:46:27PM +0000, Jules Bean wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Dec 1999, Adam Heath wrote:
> foo.orig.tar.gz - upstream source
> foo.diff.gz - debian diff, includes debian/ directory and debian/patches
> directory, but nothing else.
> Could you briefly explain what I'm missing?

Joel doesn't even do that for glibc. It's called "multiple source
tarballs". The same with apache (which uses Adam's system). It allows for
several pristine tarballs in a single source. With our current system,
that is impossible.

/  Ben Collins  --  ...on that fantastic voyage...  --  Debian GNU/Linux   \
`     bcollins@debian.org  -  collinbm@djj.state.va.us  -  bmc@visi.net    '

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