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Re: source packages that aren't

>>>>> "Richard" == Richard Kettlewell <rjk@greenend.org.uk> writes:

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

There are number of reasons why a dbs format is preferred for given
packages.  Have a look at
<URL:http://snoopy.apana.org.au/~bam/debian/faq/#N2690> for my list.
(this is my first version; it might contain errors);
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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