Re: Recent dpkg-source modifications, 1.9.1
On 22-Jun-2001 Adam Heath wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Jun 2001, Steve Greenland wrote:
>> On 21-Jun-01, 10:52 (CDT), Adam Heath <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > Problems discovered so far:
>> > * tarball contains leading './'
>> Why is this a problem? I mean, I see that dpkg-source gives an error,
>> but what's the actual issue? Tar unpacks them just fine.
> This is one of the errors that was enabled in 1.9.11 that really should be a
> warning. It's the other error(no directories in the tarball) that I am
> concerned about.
Anecdotally, I have had the './' error on 5 of the 7 source packages I have
downloaded since install 1.9.11.