Re: quilt 3.0 source format and dpkg-source/dpkg-buildpackage
- To: Norbert Preining <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Subject: Re: quilt 3.0 source format and dpkg-source/dpkg-buildpackage
- From: Goswin von Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 16:53:59 +0100
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- In-reply-to: <20091228003843.GD13111@gamma.logic.tuwien.ac.at> (Norbert Preining's message of "Mon, 28 Dec 2009 01:38:43 +0100")
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Norbert Preining <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mo, 28 Dez 2009, Iustin Pop wrote:
>> cleaner - no longer quilt-specific stuff in debian/rules, and a nice
>> debian.tar.gz instead of a diff.
> Beh, I disagree, the 3 different lines in debian/rules are NOT bad
> by itself, it shows that *something* is changed. And a nice debian.tar.gz,
> what does it give you? Do you look at the files and enjoy their
> artistic beauty? I don't care for what they look like, I upload them,
> and as long as the tools can work with them, that is fine.
The big advantage of a debian.tar.gz file is that you are not limited
to text files anymore.
Ever tried to get a png file into diff.gz? You have to uuencode it and
uudecode it during build or something similary silly. Now you just
have debian/my_own.png and be done with it.