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Re: Orig tarball naming



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On Friday 16 August 2002 18:10, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Aug 2002 13:51:43 +0100, Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>
>
> wrote:
> >It's better to use
> >the pristine source tarball provided by upstream where possible and not
> >needlessly repack it, since this has nice properties like allowing
> >people to compare md5sums easily.
>
> I am wondering how cvs-buildpackage fits into this. From what I
> understand, cvs-inject checks in the unpacked upstream tarball into
> the CVS, puts an upstream_version tag on it. cvs-buildpackage then
> creates the orig.tar.gz from the CVS sources. Isn't that a violation
> of the pristine sources principle?

I don't think it creates the orig.tar.gz from CVS _if_ the orig.tar.gz already 
exists in the parent directory or the build directory.

i.e.

 ./foo_1.0.orig.tar.gz
 ./foo-1.0/*
 ./foo-1.0/debian/*

In this case, running cvs-buildpackage in the foo-1.0 directory will not 
recreate the orig.tar.gz.

Paul Cupis
- -- 
paul@cupis.co.uk

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