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Re: cvs-buildpackage and Debian specific package

On Thu, Nov 09, 2000 at 04:52:29PM +0900, Atsuhito Kohda wrote:

> cvs-buildpackage is very useful to maintain package with CVS
> but today I noticed a peculiar point with it.
> If we have *.orig.tar.gz in working directory then 
> cvs-buildpackage does not create *.orig.tar.gz everytime 
> it runs but in case a package is Debian specific, that is,
> if we have *.tar.gz then cvs-buildpackage seems to create
> *.tar.gz everytime it runs.
> This is rather troublesome.  Is it any way to avoid this
> behavior of cvs-buildpackage or do I misunderstand something
> important???

It (dpkg-buildpackage) will also rebuild the *.diff.gz every time for
non-native packages as part of the process of building the source package.  If
you don't want it to do this, pass it the '-b' option (for 'binary', no

 - mdz

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