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Re: Package split/merge advice

Frank Küster <frank@debian.org> writes:

> There are also disadvantages, however. Most importantly, you should only
> do that if upstream always releases the data files in one go. If they
> are released separately, at different times and with different version
> numbers, you probably won't be happy with a merged orig.tar.gz - you
> would always have to create it newly even if only one component changed;
> and you'd have problems picking a version number.
Well, you could take the date as a version number.

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