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Re: native packages

On Mon, 12 Apr 2004 20:57:31 -0400, Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu> said: 

> On Mon, Apr 12, 2004 at 11:56:05PM +0100, Henning Makholm wrote:
>> And I'm saying that you are still wrong. Even if the maintainer has
>> to repackage the upstream source as an .orig.tar.gz himself, the
>> distinction between upstream source and Debian additions is still
>> valid and useful, and the source for the package should still be
>> uploaded as an .orig.tar.gz/.diff.gz combination.

> 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.

        -test -d debian/Config && (cd debian && \
           tar zfc debian.tar.gz Config && \
             uuencode debian.tar.gz debian.tar.gz > debian.uue \
               && rm -f debian.tar.gz )
        -test ! -d debian/Config && (cd debian && uudecode debian.uue \
           && tar zfx debian.tar.gz && rm -f debian.tar.gz )

        -test ! -d debian/Config && $(MAKE) -f debian/rules explode

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