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Re: Did 1st version of debian package steptalk violate policy 5.6.20?

On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 11:28:26AM +1000, Aníbal Monsalve Salazar wrote:
>Debian package steptalk is wrongly shipped as a native debian

Apparently, recently uploaded steptalk_0.8.2-1 has corrected the

>The first and second versions of debian package steptalk didn't
>provide a .orig.tar.gz file. Is steptalk in violation of the last

>paragraph of policy 5.6.20 [0]?
>  If a new Debian revision of a package is being shipped and no new
>  original source archive is being distributed the .dsc must still
>  contain the Files field entry for the original source archive
>  package-upstream-version.orig.tar.gz, but the .changes file should
>  leave it out. In this case the original source archive on the
>  distribution site must match exactly, byte-for-byte, the original
>  source archive which was used to generate the .dsc file and diff
>  which are being uploaded.
>[0] http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-controlfields.html#s-f-Files
>Anibal Monsalve Salazar

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