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Re: Enabling uscan to simply remove files from upstream source


On Tue, 21 Aug 2012 12:21:21 +0200
Andreas Tille <andreas@an3as.eu> wrote:

>  2. If files matching are contained in the source tarball this will
>     be repackaged except if the option --no-exclusion is given at
>     uscan command line or if USCAN_NO_EXCLUSION is set in
>     /etc/devscripts.conf or ~/.devscripts.

>  3. If the tarball did not contained any of the globs in
>     debian/copyright::Files-Excluded it should be left untouched
>     (except if the repackaging is needed because of compression method
>     anyway if the user forces --repack).

By the way, how about adding something under debian/source/... to allow
automatic repacking regardless of Files-Excluded? (Or please tell me
how to repack upstream's zipball to targz automatically without having
to specify --repack every time.)

WBR, Andrew

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