Re: dpkg-source and deleted files
On 01-Apr-01, 18:06 (CDT), Joerg Jaspert <email@example.com> wrote:
> diff could delete files, but dpkg-source ignores the deletion. Why ? I dont
> see any reason for the ignore.
Because dpkg-source goes out of its way to make sure it doesn't do
anything destructive. IWJ (author of dpkg-source, if I remember
correctly) probably figured out a way to create hostile source and diffs
if dpkg-source was allowed to delete files, and thus it isn't.
Steve Greenland <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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