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

On 12/08/10 16:21, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Tanguy Ortolo <tanguy+debian@ortolo.eu> writes:
>> 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. :-)
> I think Ian was saying that he'd like dpkg-source to add that feature, not
> that it already existsed today and was something you could use.

CDBS currently has get-orig-source rule which does that. You just define
a variable with a space separated list of globs and it excludes them
when fetching the source from the web.

Felipe Sateler

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