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Re: Recent dpkg-source modifications, 1.9.1[123]

On 22-Jun-01, 17:19 (CDT), Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org> wrote: 
> On Fri, 22 Jun 2001, Steve Greenland wrote:
> > On 21-Jun-01, 10:52 (CDT), Adam Heath <doogie@debian.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.

I'm sorry to be so dense, but I'm still don't understand: Why should
it even be a warning? What in particular makes tar archives containing
paths that begin "./foo/" inferior to those with "foo/"?


Steve Greenland <stevegr@debian.org>
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