Re: how do I create orig.tar.gz archive ?
On Sat, Jan 30, 1999 at 10:58:51AM -0800, Chris Waters wrote:
> Hmm, I note that the cvs-buildpackage package creates a new .orig.tar.gz
> file. If it were *that* important, surely this standard debian tool
> would have a way to deal with the issue?
cvs-buildpackage is anything but standard. Yes, it _is_ *that* important.
Yes, cvs-buildpackage copes with this...
Root of the original sources archive. We expect to
find the <package name>_<version>.orig.tar.gz file
under <root directory>/package name>/ unless the
work directory has been set, or we want to export
> IMO, the advantages of having pristine upstream tarballs are *far*
> outweighed by the advantages of CVS.
CVS for maintaining the packages or CVS for checking out upstream sources?
> If it's really *that* important to have pristine .orig.tar.gz's, perhaps a
> bug should be filed against cvs-buildpackage?
/me tries to picture Manoj's reply...