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Re: Best Packaging Practices, act II

On Thu, May 23, 2002 at 11:46:53PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> * Managing multiple patches
>   - dbs package
>   - hello-dbs is an example
>   - is there another tool that doesn't require to provide a tar archive
>     in the source package ?

Last time I looked, the perl package handled multiple patches and still
maintained pristine source, avoiding dbs' tarball-within-a-tarball
idiom. The cost is that the size of the .diff.gz doubles.

I'm considering this for groff, until dpkg-source v2 arrives.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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