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Re: How to convince debuild to produce the .diff.gz?

On Sun, Jul 09, 2000 at 09:37:08AM +0300, Shaul Karl wrote:
> > > I have packaged TkMan and the deb seems to work. However I am not getting a 
> > > .diff.gz file. Instead, I am told by dpkg-buildpackage that it is a 
> > > Debian-specific package. Which is not, of course.
> > > 
> > > I have unpacked the src, created a debian dir, have the right files (as far as 
> > > I Know) in it and run debuild. What am I doing wrong?
> > 
> > Do you have ../package_upstreamversion.orig.tar.gz ?
> debuild does not create it.

Of course. You need to create it.

> To be more specific, I start with tkman.tar.gz

Simply rename this file to tkman_2.1.orig.tar.gz.

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