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Re: Documentation of original source tarballs

>>>>> "Gergely" == Gergely Nagy <algernon@debian.org> writes:

    Gergely> As much as I remember dbs, that one is able to solve this
    Gergely> problem: just put the original tarball and the
    Gergely> new/modified binaries inside the debian .orig.tar.gz, and
    Gergely> you're all set - dpkg-source will not scream about
    Gergely> modified binaries in diff.gz since there are
    Gergely> none. diff.gz would only contain debian/ which is all
    Gergely> text.

With dbs you won't be able to make modifications to binary files
without a new orig.tar.gz file, which implies that the upstream
version number needs to be changed...

What happened to dpkg-source v2? Is it still around? Does it solve the
problem of modifying/adding binary files?
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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