Re: orig source
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On Wed, 8 Apr 1998, Jeff Shilt wrote:
> I'm working on packaging FPK-pascal compiler, and I was was
> wondering what exactly is meant by the original source. The sources for
> fpc come with source for linux, dos, amiga, etc. Plus, the makefiles in
> the subdirectories need to be modified to add $(DESTDIR) and a main
> Makefile created.
> Is the original, exactly the way I got it, or can I remove the
> other OS specific directories, fix all the makefiles and have this be the
> original source.
The .orig.tar.gz tarball should be as close as the original as possible.
(And in 95% of cases, it actually can be the same).
If you are able to create Linux binaries without removing the dos source,
or the amiga source, then there is no reason to remove anything. If the
original tarball uncompress into a single directory, then it is just a
matter or renaming the tarball into something like
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