I think it works without the proposed patch.
I guess I accidentally used another package not produced by dpkg-repack, but a similar tool that had problem with spaces.
On 7 Jan 2015 at 16:29:04, Guillem Jover (email@example.com) wrote:
On Tue, 2015-01-06 at 19:10:15 +0100, Asger Hautop Drewsen wrote:
> I have attached a patch that fixes dpkg-repack to copy installed
> files containing spaces.
This is perl (not a shell script), and the quoting is not necessary,
so the patch is a no-op.
> Currently it doesn’t do anything to files with spaces.
It works for me, so maybe there's something else going on in your