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Re: possible problem with ftp archive

On Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 02:52:33PM -0800, Bob Nielsen wrote:
> 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'.

Yes, but what are they doing in the root of main/source, rather
than in a subdirectory?

ftp://mirror.aarnet.edu.au/debian has the same, so it's probably
not a mirror thing.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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