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Re: dpkg-source and deleted files

On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 01:06:51AM +0200, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> > > Why does dpkg-source ignores the deletion of files ? If i delete some
> > > files I think that deletion has to appear in the diff !
> > > Could i do something that dpkg-source does not ignore this ?
> > how do you represent rm po/cs.gmo ?
> diff could delete files, but dpkg-source ignores the deletion. Why ? I dont 
> see any reason for the ignore.

What he was trying to tell you is that you can't represent deletion of a
binary file with the unified diff format that dpkg-source uses right now.
Admittedly, it could be done some other way, but there must be some valid
reason against it if it hasn't been done already...

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