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Re: tarball in tarball: opinions

Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote:

> Magnus Holmgren wrote:
>> Tarballs using the wrong top-level directory name is nothing that can't be 
>> worked around.
> dpkg-source does not care what directory (if any) a .orig.tar.gz extracts
> into. There's nothing "wrong" about an upstream tarball extracting into
> "<package>" instead of "<package>-<version>".

Or into ., even.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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