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Re: possible problem with ftp archive

On Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 09:41:02PM +0000, John O Sullivan wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've noticed something that seems odd to me.
> On ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/dists/potato/main/source
> theres a bunch of files (.dsc .diff .orig etc) appearing in this
> directory.
> Is this the correct behaviour? Is this related to the switch to
> package pools?
> I'm curious because the same thing isn't happening for the various
> binary-* directories and I've seen no explanation for it anywhere.

This is what you should expect to find in a Debian source directory. 
These files are used to build packages.  See 'man dpkg-source'.

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