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Re: Howto make one Debian package out of 2 source tar.gz?

On Mon, Jun 23, 2003 at 09:47:55AM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Currently dpkg-* cannot do that (iirc it will change in dpkg-source
> v2), you can either do what you proposed ("faked" orig.tar.gz) or use
> something like dbs. I would not choose DBS, unless I'd have used it
> anyway, because the package required lots of patches.

I agree.

> I'd probably go for
> molmol-2k/
> molmol-2k/molmol-2k-src/<its_contents>
> molmol-2k/molmol-2k-doc/<its_contents>
> However *pretty* *please* document how one goes about generating
> molmol-2k_2.0.orig.tar.gz from the files found on molmols ftp-site. -

I recommend including an 'orig' target in debian/rules, which you call
manually to build the .orig.tar.gz in some way. I use this in doc-linux
and it saves a lot of confusion.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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