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Re: Atlas proposal

Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

>   * Source code distributed in the .deb as
>      /usr/src/autobuild/libatlas3gf-auto/*
>   * README.DO-NOT-EDIT file in the above directory, and all the
>      .deb-installed files are mode 600, to try to avoid the user
>      editing the source.

I recommend instead doing the same thing that all the out-of-tree kernel
modules that build with module-assistant do: ship the source as a .tar.bz2
file, unpack it during the build, and then make clean after a successful

Please don't ship files mode 600.  It's a Policy violation for all the
good reasons stated in Policy.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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