Re: Bug#535797: dpkg-dev: Does not support orig.tar.bz2 anymore
On 2009-07-05 Raphael Hertzog <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 05 Jul 2009, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> > Sorry. Did not know that old style orig.tar.bz2 was declared dead. We
> > had partially working suport (unpacking) in etch and this bug was for
> > generating them. It was fixed somewhere post etch and broken again
> > before lenny. So technically this was the right thing to do.
> You can still generate them if you really care, but you have to request it
> explicitely (debian/source/format or dpkg-source --format=2.0). It won't
> auto-select v2 format...
> But there are no plans to use this format in Debian proper.
Thank you for the explanation, and obviously for your work.