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Re: Proposal new source archive format

Joey Hess wrote:
> Ben Collins wrote:
> > By automatic I meant that assuming that the diff between the foo-1.0/
> > directory and the foo-1.0.orig/ directory is what every package wants is
> > bad. The configure.in case is one such problem along with other generated
> > files (such as .y). So for the packaging system to assume that fact is
> > wrong and part of the reason a lot of the larger package maintaines have
> > moved on to non-standard systems like glibc and gcc have. It is restrictive
> > to a lot of things.
> I don't really understand their situations, my simple fix in these cases
> rm -f configure foo.y

Er, foo.c

see shy jo

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