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Re: Whoops- extracting source for deb.



> The source is not contained in the .deb, so no. If you mean the .dsc,
> then you can unpack it manually by untarring the .orig.tar.gz and
> applying the .diff.gz over it (using 'zcat ../foo.diff.gz | patch -p1'
> or thereabouts).


Ahh. The reason I was 'playing around with it' was becuase it wasn't
creating a .diff.gz! All I've got after my cockup is the .deb, the .orig
and a big gap in my hardrive.
Back to square one then. At least it is all good experience! 

Thanks,

Hereward

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