On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 09:39:05AM +0200, Jakub Wilk wrote:
> Part of the problem is that we lack good tools to do this extra work
> for us.
As an unrelated idea which popped up when reading this: Do you think it
would be a sensible enhancement to uupdate if it could deal with a list
of files (wildcard strings that could be feed to `rm -rf`) which should
be removed from the upstream tarball? This could simplify repackaging
to a certain amount.