Re: Multiple source packages from one upstream source
Shaun Jackman wrote:
> I'm packaging a tool-chain to develop Pocket PC applications. I'd like
> to share the upstream orig.tar.gz with other binutils packages. So,
> I'd like to package binutils as follows:
> Source: pocketpc-binutils
> ea140e23ae50a61a79902aa67da5214e 15134701 binutils_2.15.orig.tar.gz
> 9898667c63ec6d5bd455d3223bc6f31a 2769 pocketpc-binutils_2.15-1.diff.gz
> Upon uploading the package, I received...
> Rejected: binutils_2.15.orig.tar.gz: changes file doesn't say binutils
> for Source
> Warning: ignoring binutils_2.15.orig.tar.gz, since it's already in the archive.
Depending on source packages isn't supported.
> Now, that binutils_2.15.orig.tar.gz is already in the archive is sort
> of the point really. I'd like to share the same upstream source file
> with other packages. Can this work? Note: my binutils orig.tar.gz is
> exactly upstream's. Clearly this to be true for this to work.
You may want to have a look at the toolchain-source package.