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Re: source packages that aren't

On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 07:40:37PM +0000 , Richard Kettlewell wrote:
> Is it (a) always, (b) sometimes or (c) never a bug for a source
> package to contain, not the unpacked source, but another tarball,

d) dbs or something like that. Just ignore it

> What is the point of this sort of arrangement?  It seems strange,
> given that there is already a mechanism for separating the debian
> patches from the upstream source.

there isn't a *nice* one though. See many, many flames about "New packaging
format" on d-devel and probably on -project and -policy also

				Petr Cech
Debian GNU/Linux maintainer - www.debian.{org,cz}

Those who don't understand Unix are condemned to reinvent it, poorly.

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