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Re: Non-recompilable binaries in source and binary packages (Adobe Flash strikes again)

Russ Allbery wrote:
> Tanguy Ortolo <tanguy+debian@ortolo.eu> writes:
>> I did not find the documentation for the .dsc format, neither in the
>> policy, nor in the reference, nor in dpkg-source(1)…
> Policy 5.4.
> http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-controlfields.html#s-debiansourcecontrolfiles

Thank you, I wonder how I could miss it.

Ian Jackson wrote:
>> I'd much rather you could just write in your .dsc a set of glob
>> patterns for files to remove, somehow, which dpkg-source would remove
>> when you unpacked it (unless you told it not to).

Well, I see no .dsc field that would allow such a thing. dpkg-source has
the options to ignore files when building a source package, but this is
the closest match I found, but I have only used it for a couple of
months, not developped it. :-)

Tanguy Ortolo

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