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Re: Support of new source packages in squeeze

On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 01:36:53PM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Mon, 09 Mar 2009, Jan Hauke Rahm wrote:
> > I might be wrong here but recreating an orig tarball from the data in a
> > VCS can always lead to a different tarball than the actually original
> > tarball when you unpacked (and commited) it via 'dpkg-source -x' just
> > due to the ignore regex for files. If upstream had files in his/her
> > tarball that got ignored by dpkg-source then those are not unpacked and
> > not commited and thus not repacked in a recreated orig tarball (leading
> > at least to different checksums). Or am I wrong with that?
> You're wrong because dpkg-source only ignores files during build and not
> during unpack. And dpkg-source -b doesn't modify .orig tarballs of course.

Ah, thanks for clarification!


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