On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 03:01:12PM +0200, Luca Falavigna wrote:
> 2012/8/17 Jakub Wilk <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > Part of the problem is that we lack good tools to do this extra work for us.
> > Really, repacking shouldn't be a tedious operation, it shouldn't take more
> > than 5 seconds, it shouldn't require writing two dozens lines of code and
> > documentation. :(
> Should we write a tool that, once and for all, allows to automate the process?
> I think workflow should something similar to:
> * tool should receive an URI of the orig tarball
> * tool should download and unpack the orig tarball
> * tool should compare orig tarball with already clean sources
> * tool should not consider file differences, just file removals
> * tool should generate a policy-compliant get-orig-source target based
> on the diff
> Also, where to put this tool? Devscripts?
Did you read
and do you agree that a (enhanced) uscan could be this tool?