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Re: orig.tar.gz

> It's easy enough to create an orig.tar.gz: 
>     tar -czvf libc12_1.6.orig.tar.gz libc12-1.6/*.bz2
> produces one.

Actually, this should be

  tar -czvf libc12_1.6.orig.tar.gz libc12-1.6.orig/ 

> However, I run into a problem at this point; future releases of the
> package (-2 and above) might well need to pull in different files or
> parts of the source tree. This would result in a different
> orig.tar.gz file, which seems like it wouldn't work

The additional files will be represented in the .diff.gz files... Is
that not enough?

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