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Re: original package with CRLF as line separators

Radovan Garabik <garabik@atlas02.dnp.fmph.uniba.sk> writes:

> upstream source is tar.gz
> I am not sure if repacking is a good idea.. after all, this means modifying
> the upstream source, and diff.gz is there for this purpose...

A diff to change end of line endings on all files is a perversion of
that purpose.  If he is shipping a tar.gz file, he should be shipping
it with unix EOL markers.  Correcting bugs in upstream tar files is an
acceptable reason to deviate from upstream source.

So yes, this is a good idea to repack it rather than diff the heck
outta it.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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