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I am trying to package vdk-0.5.1 but I have some problems.

The original archive is vdk_0_5_1.tar.gz with a top directory VDK-0.5.1.

The current version of vdk is a developement version and I've decided to
call it: vdk-0.5.1-19990122 after the release day. Building the package,
I get a tar.gz called
vdk-0.5.1.orig.tar.gz. The top directory of this archive is

how do I force dpkg-build to create a vdk_0_5_1.orig.tar.gz with a top
directory VDK-0.5.1 ?

Is this important ?

Beside these changed names, the vdk-0.5.1.orig.tar.gz is identical with
the original archive and I get just one warning from lintian (for the
way I format the Description text



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