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Re: Bug#466550: Pristine source from upstream VCS repository

On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 09:59:50AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> I personally use the same technique that Steve uses for the packages that
> I maintain that need to be repacked, and I'm having a failure of
> imagination for how I could do it the way that Manoj describes.

I use versionned for packages which upstream source is not versionned
(no tarball and no VCS).
In that case debian/get-orig-source download what is needed,
build the tarball and version it with the current date.
A checksum is used to check whether it is any different from the
previous version.

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here. 

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