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Re: package compilation madness

On Wed, Feb 09, 2000 at 12:54:15PM -0800, Drew Parsons wrote:

> Making a custom build would be a moderately reasonable solution, but how can
> it actually be done for an ordinary package?  No joke, looking at the source
> tree in bzip2-0.9.5d/, created by apt-get source, I can't even find where
> 0.9.5d-2 is defined, except for a line in ./debian/changelog.

That's exactly where the version number is defined.

> > What I'd really like to see is a way to flag a package as "maintained
> > locally".

> That would be an excellent idea, especially for pcmcia-cs.

And the modules.  Actually, we could probably do with a better way of
handling kernels and things that depend upon them generally - make-kpkg
isn't very well flagged.

Mark Brown  mailto:broonie@tardis.ed.ac.uk   (Trying to avoid grumpiness)
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