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Re: Rebuild process

I'm a new maintainer too... Instead of steps 3 and 4 below, can't
you simply do:

 $ dpkg-source -x foobar_1.1-3.dsc


Julian Gilbey wrote:

> (1) Create the directory /usr/local/src/Packages/foobar.  (You may
>     well need to be root to do this, but then you can chown the
>     Packages directory to yourself.  None of the rest needs to be done
>     as root.)
> (2) In this directory, place foobar_1.1.orig.tar.gz and
>     foobar_1.1-3.diff.gz.  (foobar_1.1.orig.tar.gz should untar into
>     the directory foobar-1.1.orig.)
> (3) Untar the archive into the directory foobar-1.1.orig using the
>     command: tar zxpvf foobar_1.1.orig.tar.gz
>     then rename the directory with: mv foobar-1.1.orig foobar-1.1
> (4) Apply the diffs:
>     cd foobar-1.1
>     zcat ../foobar_1.1-3.diff.gz | patch -p1

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