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Re: native packages

Scripsit Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>

> There are times when the maintainer has made changes (to binary files,
> for example) which cannot be expressed in a .diff.gz file.  Diff
> doesn't do binary files.

Diff does do uuencoded (or base64 encoded) files of any kind. It
makes the build process a little more cumbersome, but it is *not* a
valid reason to deny our users access to upstream's versions of the

Henning Makholm                            "What a hideous colour khaki is."

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