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Re: [PATCH] proposed v3 source format using .git.tar.gz

Colin Watson wrote:
> FWIW, I was thinking much more of native packages here; non-native
> packages already tend to just import the upstream tarball which usually
> contains generated files, which is probably why this hasn't been a
> problem for things like git-buildpackage. If nothing else, there are
> several native packages in the d-i tree alone that don't have configure
> et al in Subversion.

Or these files could be checked into a copy of the repo that is used to
build the source package, and not checked into the "main" vcs. This is
not unlike those same packages in d-i shipping the generated files in
their .diff.gz, if you look at diff as just another vcs..

see shy jo

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