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Re: Building packages twice in a row

Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de> wrote:

> On Wed, 16 May 2007, Adeodato [utf-8] Simó wrote:
>>> There are different opinions about orig.tar.gz should be equal
>>> to upstream.
>> In case there is confusion, my original suggestion was to remove the
>> files from debian/rules ('clean' target), not to remove them from the
>> orig tarball. I don't think this is a hack, but very standard procedure.
> Well, my wording "different opinions about..." was no reference to
> your posting and I think I understood you right.  I just used this
> careful wording because I often observed that people stick to the
> upstream version at any price which I see differently.  So I'm aware
> that people do not agree with me to remove *.mo files from orig.tar.gz
> but I think it would be OK if it solves other problems.

It would be acceptable if it would solve a problem that can't be solved
otherwise.  Here one can just delete them in the clean target, and
therefore I think the orig.tar.gz should *not* be touched because of

Regards, Frank
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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